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The Scots-Irish in the Shenandoah Valley

The Scots-Irish in the Shenandoah Valley - Billy Kennedy "It is generally acknowledged that the Revolutionary War for independence in America in the 1770s was essentially a dispute between the Scots-Irish immigrants and the Crown, especially in the Appalachian region." Strong words for a book which itemizes the housekeeping skills of every Confederate Captain and self-styled minister.

It is a strange combination of minor family biographies, mutual admiration societies for the Scots-Irish, and key historical high points. It will probably prove an excellent spur to more academic works about Scots-Irish activism in the U.S.