All Blog Posts Tagged 'American Revolution' (14)

Hercules Mulligan -- Washington’s Man in New York

By Liam Murphy

The last day of the American War for Independence was 25th November 1783, when, after an occupation of over seven years, the British evacuated New York City, and Washington, leading elements of the American…

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Added by The Wild Geese on November 14, 2017 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments

Recovering and Refocusing, and a Change in Format

Recovering from a stroke provides a fellow time to consider his future. I plan to make 2 changes as my 83rd BD rapidly approaches. …



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Added by James Francis Smith on November 15, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments


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Gustavus Conyngham, USN: The “Dunkirk Pirate” from Donegal

Gustavus Conyngham is known to history as the “Dunkirk Pirate,” but that was the name the British gave him. It was not a name that he ever would have given himself. He thought of himself only as, Gustavus Conyngham, USN (United States Navy). He…

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Added by Joe Gannon on September 6, 2016 at 11:00pm — 9 Comments

A Sincere Reply Regarding 'America's Birthday and the Irish'

It been a while since anyone held my feet to the fire over what I wrote, but Patrick O'Toole questioned some of the facts in my 7/5/16 blog America's Birthday and the…

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Added by Mike McCormack on August 4, 2016 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

To Celebrate the 4th of July ... The Siege of Yorktown

The Revolutionary War's final land engagement…

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Added by James Francis Smith on July 4, 2016 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Tracing the Irish at War: From Stono Ferry to New Orleans: Part 2

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That summer of 1781, a French…

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Added by Robert A Mosher on April 2, 2015 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

Tracing the Irish at War: From Stono Ferry to New Orleans: Part 1

Just over 200 years ago this past January came a climactic moment in military history with numerous surprising Irish connections.  The battle fought by…

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Added by Robert A Mosher on March 30, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Hercules Mulligan: George Washington's Irish Spy



by Bill McGimpsey…

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Added by The Wild Geese on November 11, 2014 at 5:30am — 6 Comments

Luke Ryan: Ireland's Buccaneer

Excerpts from "Irish in the American Revolution," by James Francis Smith

1779…

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Added by James Francis Smith on June 18, 2014 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment


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Commodore John Barry Book Award for American Maritime Literature

An annual Commodore John Barry Book Award is established by the New York Council, Navy League of the Unites States for the purpose of recognizing significant contributions to American maritime…

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Added by Liam Murphy on April 2, 2014 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

This Week in the History of the Irish: October 6 - October 12

The Battle of Perryville from a contemporary illustration.

MÁIRT -- On October 8, 1862,…

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Added by The Wild Geese on October 5, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Western Civilization Now The Irish-American Chronicle

When a real-estate agent has less foot traffic than desired, he remodels the house, paints it, gets rid of the clutter, adds features the competition doesn’t have, and reduces the price.



That’s what happened to Western Civilization. It endured a title change, a new cover, a price reduction, and new features to educate while telling an interest-gripping story.



Visit my blog www.theirish-americanstory.com for…

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Added by James Francis Smith on April 10, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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