All Blog Posts Tagged 'Brigade' (17)

Jews Who Fought in Famed Irish Brigade's 28th Massachusetts

In my research on the history of the 28th Massachusetts Volunteers, a Boston Irish regiment raised to be a part of Thomas Meagher’s Irish Brigade, the most surprising find was the identification of three Jewish soldiers who served in its ranks.  The three were…

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Added by Robert A Mosher on April 28, 2016 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

"Faithful to us here, we loved him to the last.": Col. Patrick Kelly

NEWS FROM THE IRISH BRIGADE ASSOCIATION  

AN IRISH HERO OF THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG

More Than 100 Turn Out to Honor Slain Irish Brigade Commander Patrick Kelly


"Faithful to us here, we loved him to the last."

WOODSIDE, N.Y. -- With these words, Col. Patrick Kelly's family and comrades-in-arms…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 4:32am — No Comments

'For Faith and Fame and Honour': The Irish Brigade in the Service of France Part 2 of 5: 'Who Stood the Victors Crowned'

By Joe Gannon

(Right: King Louis XIV of France.)…

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Sarsfield: 'Would It Were for Ireland'

Ah! Why, Patrick Sarsfield, did we let your ship sail

Away to the French Flanders from the green Innisfail.

For far from your country you lie cold and low:

Ah? Why Patrick Sarsfield, ah, why did you go.

We prayed, Patrick Sarsfield, to see you sail…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 2:00am — 3 Comments

'For Faith and Fame and Honour': The Irish Brigade in the Service of France Part 5 of 5: Semper et Ubique Fidelis

By Joe Gannon, Managing Editor

("The Storming of the Bastille," by Jean-Pierre Houël, 1735-1813.)

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'For Faith and Fame and Honour': The Irish Brigade in the Service of France Part 3 of 5: Every Cause But Our Own

By Joe Gannon, Managing Editor

(Right: General Thomas Arthur Lally. His heroic image here betokens the restoration of his honor by the "cancelling" of his conviction for treason.)…

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'For Faith and Fame and Honour': The Irish Brigade in the Service of France Part 4 of 5: Across the Deep Waves

By Joe Gannon, Managing Editor 

(Right: John Adams Reviews Jones' Marines, 13 May 1779, by Charles Waterhouse.)…

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Special Report: The Irish Brigade Monument Unveiling

Special Report:

The Irish Brigade Monument Unveiling…
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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 1:30am — No Comments

Special Report: The Irish Battle at Antietam: 140th anniversary

Special Report: The Irish Battle at Antietam

The Irish played a big part in the Battle of Antietam, or Sharpsburg, as the Southerners called it. Here's a look at how, on the occasion of the battle's 140th anniversary.

THE IRISH AT ANTIETAM

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 12:25am — No Comments

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