Episode 1 – David Ireland and the 137th New York on Culp’s Hill

Part 1 – The Right Man in the Right Place: The listener is introduced to David Ireland, colonel of the 137th New York and the men under his command. The early war history of Ireland and the regiment is traced.

Part 2 – Shadows in Twilight: We follow the 137th on the march to Gettysburg and the opening of the battle.

Part 3 – A Murderous Fire: The 137th battles against the odds to hold its position on Culp’s Hill and we explore what happened to the regiment and Colonel Ireland after Gettysburg.



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