Wanderlust. . . . It’s part of the Irish experience. Maybe it’s even in the DNA.But from the voyages of St. Brendan, through the exile of the earls, to the many waves of emigration, up to today’s globetrotting expats and tourists, the penchant for the Irish to want to see the world beyond is well known. Heck, Van Morrison even wrote song about it.With that in mind, we begin.The Wild Geese Global Irish Travel group aims to provide a vehicle for members to share their wisdom and experiences by…See More
"The only image that I could find of John Eugene was in "Colonels in Blue" by Roger D Hunt (page 196). It was of John with his two brothers. Here is a link to some information from Fordham regarding the…"
To those of you who see this, I need your assistance. Included in the effects of Laurence Cahill was a Royal Irish Constabulary sword. How did this sword come to be owned by the Irish born Lt of the 69th New York Volunteers. Did he travel back to Ireland after the war?This RIC sword and scabbard were the property of American Civil War officer Laurence Cahill who fought with the 69th New York of the Irish Brigade. Cahill served with the 69th NYSM and later with the 69th NY Infantry. He suffered…See More
"Mike, thank you for all of your efforts regarding the history of Thomas H O'Brien of the 88th New York in America's Civil War.... may your well of knowledge never run dry, you have inspired me on many occasions."