Share ''Born a Soldier': Myles Walter Keogh - Part 1 of 3: From Carlow to America's Civil War'
By Brian C. Pohanka
Now I like Garryowen, When I hear it at home, But it's not half so sweet when you're going to be kilt. -- From Charles Lever's 'Charles O'Malley, the Irish Dragoon' (Dublin, 1841)
Myles Walter Keogh was born on March 25, 1840, at Orchard House, a stone dwelling that still stands near the village of Leighlinbridge, County Carlow. Myles' father, John Keogh -- the name…
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