Cameron William Robinson
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  • Bangor, County Down
  • United Kingdom
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Cameron William Robinson and That's Just How It Was are now friends
Nov 13, 2015
Cameron William Robinson replied to Gerry Regan's discussion 'In Flanders fields the poppies blow' but will they grace your lapel?
"Yes the poppy was used in the US and Canada as a flower of rememberance.It is also interesting to note that one of the worlds largest republics, which like Ireland who have had conflict with Great Britain in their struggle for independance, use the…"
Nov 13, 2015
Cameron William Robinson commented on Fr. John R. Sheehan, SJ's blog post New York's St. Patrick's Day Parade: A Perspective
"Yes Father your are quite right New York got the first parade (organised by Irish serving in the British Army (now there is irony for you :)). . However Boston beat New York in celibrating it with a banquet in 1734 organised by Irish residing in…"
Nov 2, 2015
Cameron William Robinson commented on Fr. John R. Sheehan, SJ's blog post New York's St. Patrick's Day Parade: A Perspective
"You are all entitled to your views but St. Patrick is a saint to many in Ireland who are not Roman Catholics. As a matter of historical interest the first St. Patrick's Day in America was held in Boston in the 18th Century organised by Irish…"
Nov 2, 2015
Cameron William Robinson commented on Fr. John R. Sheehan, SJ's blog post New York's St. Patrick's Day Parade: A Perspective
"As someone who supports the recognition of the part Ireland played in the building of the United States. I regret I am unable to sign the petition. I would agree with many of the pionts but I am in complete disagreement with the stipulation that…"
Nov 1, 2015
Cameron William Robinson commented on Don Gray's blog post 'I Sleep Every Night Almost at the Muzzle of the British Cannons' -- 1812's Battle of Queenston Heights
"It is always good to read first hand contempory accounts of a particular campaign. However I take exception to calling the War of 1812 the ''Second War of Independance''. It was  America which declared war on Great Britain…"
Oct 11, 2015
Cameron William Robinson commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Beaufort: The Navan Native Who Charted the Oceans
"Two in one: Azincourt is the French version of Agincourt and is being increasingly used among historians here in UK. The 'chicken in every pot' was said by Henry IV of France. Its not the kind of remark Henry Bollingbrooke (Henry IV of…"
Oct 5, 2015
John Anthony Brennan liked Cameron William Robinson's profile
Oct 4, 2015
Cameron William Robinson commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Beaufort: The Navan Native Who Charted the Oceans
"Yes I forgot to add he had survived the St Bartholomew's Day Massacure, when most of the protestants in Paris and also many 1,000s thourghout France were murdered."
Oct 4, 2015
Cameron William Robinson commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Beaufort: The Navan Native Who Charted the Oceans
"I know the site likes to pride its self on historical accuracy but regretfully you have published a picture of the wrong Henry IV. Your picture is King Henry IV of England father of Henry V victor of Azincourt in 1415. You need Henry IV of France…"
Oct 4, 2015
Cameron William Robinson commented on Mark Bois's blog post The Irish at Waterloo
"There is a re-enactment unit of the 27th Inniskilling Regiment of Foot and some of they are at theWaterloo 2015 re-enactment this weekend. They also appear in a TG4 documentary on the Irish at Waterloo. We also have a 1776 re-enactment unit of the…"
Jun 21, 2015
Cameron William Robinson liked Mark Bois's blog post The Irish at Waterloo
Jun 21, 2015
Cameron William Robinson commented on Joe Gannon's blog post 1798: The Year of Liberty
"If anyone is interested I have James Orr of Ballycarry, poem Donegore Hill. Orr wrote it after the Battle of Antrim were he led a group of Ballycarry men who had fallen in at Donegore Hill. He is often called Ulster's Robert Burns, the poem is…"
May 15, 2015
William J. Donohue left a comment for Cameron William Robinson
"I wrote much more about John McMahon on my page. Should have written it here. Sorry about that. "
Apr 28, 2015
Cameron William Robinson replied to Cameron William Robinson's discussion McMahon Brothers in the group The Blue, Gray and Green
"Thanks William, it's nice to get info out of the blue. Regards Cameron"
Apr 11, 2015
William J. Donohue replied to Cameron William Robinson's discussion McMahon Brothers in the group The Blue, Gray and Green
"I too would like to know more. Recruited by Michael Corcoran, John was responsible for forming the 3rd Regiment at Fort Porter in Buffalo in 1862. After transfer to Camp Scot on Staten Island, Corcoran broke up the regiment, companies transferred to…"
Apr 11, 2015

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At 1:24pm on November 7, 2013, Gerry Regan said…

Cam, delighted to have you on board here. It's been too long since we've spoken. Looking forward to exploring with you the epic heritage of the Irish during America's Civil War, and your own Irish story. Ger

At 6:57pm on November 7, 2013, Gerry Regan said…
At 8:29am on November 27, 2013, Gerry Regan said…

Cam, you mentioned the Lincoln conspirator Micheal O'Laughlan Jnr.? Are you researching his Irish connections? How about sharing your findings on WG, perhaps in our Blue, Gray Green Group as they develop?

At 7:29pm on May 23, 2014, Sarah Nagle said…

Just had to say hello as you share a name with one of my great-great-grandfathers.

At 8:23am on April 28, 2015, William J. Donohue said…

I wrote much more about John McMahon on my page. Should have written it here. Sorry about that. 

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