All Blog Posts Tagged 'Revolutionary War' (9)


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John Paul Jones and His Irish Marines

As John Paul Jones, captain of the Bonhomme Richard, prepared to face two British…

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Added by Joe Gannon on April 8, 2017 at 2:30pm — 2 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

This Week in the History of the Irish: July 21 - July 27

Picture courtesy of Lt. Col. Ken Powers

The Prince of Wales Flag, the regimental color carried by the 69th New York State Militia at 1st Bull…
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Added by The Wild Geese on July 20, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Resurrection of Edward Hand

Irish-born soldier served the late Mike Flannery, George Washington and his adopted nation well

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Reproduced by Anna…
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Added by The Wild Geese on July 4, 2013 at 12:36pm — No Comments

2001: BROOKLYN HOLDS A BASH FOR 'THE MARYLAND 400'

By Gerry Regan

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Thousands take to the streets Saturday to help commemorate the Maryland Regiment's heroic…
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Added by The Wild Geese on July 4, 2013 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Honoring Matilda and Willam Tone in Brooklyn

By Gerry Regan

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With piper Chris Heinl in the fore, members of the Brooklyn Irish American Parade Committee head…
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Added by The Wild Geese on July 4, 2013 at 11:38am — No Comments

View From Battle Hill Is Green

Brooklyn Irish show the flag throughout battle's commemorations

By Gerry Regan

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Minerva, one hand upon…
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Added by The Wild Geese on July 4, 2013 at 10:59am — No Comments

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