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Hi Folks,Not sure if this is the correct place for this query. but does anyone know of any graves of American Civil War veterans, Blue or Gray, in Northern Ireland?Thanks in AdvanceLiamContinue

 

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On the day following Christmas 1849, the barque “Bridgetown” finally docked in New Orleans and its 258 passengers disembarked. One of the cabin passengers was a 21 year old Irishman who was destined to become the recipient of great admiration, devotion and loyalty especially during the last four years of his short life. He was Patrick Ronayne Cleburne. Over time many…See More
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"RE: Birthday List. The entry for Peter Sullivan is incorrect. Brevet General Sullivan served the UNION Army as Colonel of 48th Ohio Infantry. Sullivan, Peter John Born in Co. Cork on 15th March 1821, he emigrated to the United States while still a…"
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On the day following Christmas 1849, the barque “Bridgetown” finally docked in New Orleans and its 258 passengers disembarked. One of the cabin passengers was a 21 year old Irishman who was destined to become the recipient of great admiration, devotion and loyalty especially during the last four years of his short life. He was Patrick Ronayne Cleburne. Over time many…See More
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"Welcome Mary. What aprt of Cork are you from? I'm living in Cobh :-)"
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Veterans Graves

Hi Folks,Not sure if this is the correct place for this query. but does anyone know of any graves of American Civil War veterans, Blue or Gray, in Northern Ireland?Thanks in AdvanceLiamSee More
Feb 29
Liam McAlister commented on The Wild Geese's blog post This Week in the History of the Irish: February 16 - February 22
"Re: "This Week in the History of the Irish: February 16 - February 22"- the picture accompanying the insert for "Mairt" is of Brigadier-General James H Lane of North Carolina, VMI Class of 1854. Hopefully attached is a picture of…"
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U.S. Warship Comes to Queenstown, November 1863

In the 1860’s Queenstown (now Cobh) was a busy seaport and its townspeople were used to seeing naval vessels coming and going. Such was the case on the night of November 2, 1863, when the USS Kearsarge dropped anchor, to the east of the “Spitbank” lighthouse. In pursuit of the Confederate raider CSS Florida, the Federal ship came into port to take on coal and avoid a…See More
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"Added by Linda Carole Mustion Timothy Sullivan  BIRTH 1835Ireland DEATH 6 Oct 1910 (aged 74–75) BURIAL Los Angeles National Cemetery Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA  Show…"
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Posted on March 15, 2020 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

On the day following Christmas 1849, the barque “Bridgetown” finally docked in New Orleans and its 258 passengers disembarked. One of the cabin passengers was a 21 year old Irishman who was destined to become the recipient of great admiration, devotion and loyalty especially during the last four…

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U.S. Warship Comes to Queenstown, November 1863

Posted on January 25, 2020 at 10:30am 0 Comments

In the 1860’s Queenstown (now Cobh) was a busy seaport and its townspeople were used to seeing naval vessels coming and going. Such was the case on the night of November 2, 1863, when the USS Kearsarge dropped anchor, to the east of the “Spitbank” lighthouse. In pursuit of the Confederate raider CSS…

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