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Veterans Graves

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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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Father Peter Cooney, CSC: Chaplain of 35th Indiana (1st Irish)

Reverend Peter Cooney, CSCBorn County Roscommon, Ireland: June 20, 1822/1832?Died; University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA: May 7, 1905Peter Cooney’s family immigrated to the United States, settling in Monroe, Michigan, when Peter was still a child. There Peter received his initial education and on reaching manhood, he opted to attend the University of Notre Dame and after…See More
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A Confederate Chieftain 'Crosses Over The River'

On May 3rd 1863 , General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia, having crossed the Rappahanock River, was readying to fight again.Earlier that morning, Lee ordered one of his two corps commanders, Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson, to get around and attack U.S. forces, under Gen. Joseph Hooker, from the rear. “Stonewall” immediately put his corps into rapid marching…See More
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A Confederate Chieftain 'Crosses Over The River'

On May 3rd 1863 , General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia, having crossed the Rappahanock River, was readying to fight again.Earlier that morning, Lee ordered one of his two corps commanders, Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson, to get around and attack U.S. forces, under Gen. Joseph Hooker, from the rear. “Stonewall” immediately put his corps into rapid marching…See More
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Father Peter Cooney, CSC: Chaplain of 35th Indiana (1st Irish)

Reverend Peter Cooney, CSCBorn County Roscommon, Ireland: June 20, 1822/1832?Died; University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA: May 7, 1905Peter Cooney’s family immigrated to the United States, settling in Monroe, Michigan, when Peter was still a child. There Peter received his initial education and on reaching manhood, he opted to attend the University of Notre Dame and after…See More
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Patrick Cleburne's Ireland

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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A Confederate Chieftain 'Crosses Over The River'

Posted on May 10, 2020 at 10:30am 0 Comments

On May 3rd 1863 , General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia, having crossed the Rappahanock River, was readying to fight again.

Earlier that morning, Lee ordered one of his two corps commanders, Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson, to get around and…

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Father Peter Cooney, CSC: Chaplain of 35th Indiana (1st Irish)

Posted on May 7, 2020 at 12:00am 0 Comments

Reverend Peter Cooney, CSC

Born County Roscommon, Ireland: June 20, 1822/1832?

Died; University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA: May 7, 1905

Peter Cooney’s family immigrated to the United States, settling in Monroe, Michigan, when Peter was still a child. There Peter received his initial education and on reaching manhood, he…

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Patrick Cleburne's Ireland

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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