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Back in the mid-1800s, tensions were mounting between the U.S. and Mexico. Contemporaneously, many Roman Catholic, Irish immigrants to the U.S. were experiencing discrimination in their mostly Protestant adopted home.

With hostilities breaking out between us and our neighbor to the south, a number of these Irish immigrants, sympathizing with Mexico as another poor, Catholic nation put upon by Protestant overlords, left the U.S. and formed an artillery battalion within the Mexican army.

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