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Exile in Erin: A Confederate Chaplain's Story: The Life of Father John B. Bannonby Faherty, S.J., William Barnaby
Publisher: Missouri Historical Society Press
Retail Price: $19.95
Issue: Summer 2003
Here, as in his previous works, Father Faherty examines the role played by the Irish in Civil War St. Louis. This latest text tells the tale of Father John B. Bannon, who served in the Confederate infantry and was a diplomat to Ireland for Jefferson Davis. Following the war, Bannon returned to Ireland and became its greatest preacher of the late 19th century.