Richard Neely
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  • San Antonio, TX
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Richard Neely commented on Gerry Regan's group The Blue, Gray and Green
"Joined because in researching family history, this "yankee" boy (now 74) finds that his Yankee (stretching the term here) side had one uncle drafted who reported to Fort Snelling, Minnesota only to find out the war was…"
Jul 23
Richard Neely liked Dee Notaro's blog post A Clue for Finding Towns and Counties From Which Your Ancestors Came
Jul 23
Richard Neely liked Dee Notaro's blog post What Is An Orphan Train?
Jul 23
Richard Neely joined The Wild Geese's group
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Irish Ancestry

Welcome to the ancestry and genealogical research hub here in The Wild Geese community.  Here, you'll be able to communicate with your fellow amateur genealogists, and even professional genealogists as you tenaciously work toward filling out that family tree.This is where we'll work together as we attempt to break through the "brick walls" in our family history research.See More
Jul 23
Richard Neely liked Joe Gannon's group The Irish in the American West
Jul 23
Richard Neely joined Joe Gannon's group
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The Irish in the American Revolution

When the Continental Congress called for Americans to rise up to form a new nation, the Irish answered that call.See More
Jul 23
Richard Neely joined Robert A Mosher's group
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The Irish Military History Group

A group for the sharing, discussion, examination, and study of the history of the Irish at war and in military service in Ireland and anywhere else.See More
Jul 23
Richard Neely joined Gerry Regan's group
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The Blue, Gray and Green

Gathering by the fireside of those of us passionate about the Irish experience during America's Civil War.See More
Jul 23
Richard Neely liked Gerry Regan's group The Blue, Gray and Green
Jul 23
Richard Neely replied to Tim Ellsworth's discussion Pat Cleburne Statues
"Greetings Tim, other readers. The war was not about slavery.  Slavery existed both North & South.  The Emancipation Proclamation was a war measure to shift a resource from the South to the North.  Slaves in the North were not all…"
Jul 23
Richard Neely commented on The Wild Geese's blog post AOH Historian: Irish vs. Black Narrative in Draft Riots a Fiction
"Gerry,  American Imperialism was firmly embedded at the end of the not-so-Civil War when the North won.  Consider that the Northerners wanted to preserve the Union (nothing about slavery) and the South calls it the War of Northern…"
Jul 23
Richard Neely liked Tim Ellsworth's discussion Pat Cleburne Statues
Jul 23
Richard Neely liked The Wild Geese's blog post A 1631 Raid on West Cork: When Barbary Pirates Came To Prey - Part 3 of 3: Aftermath
Jul 8
Richard Neely liked The Wild Geese's blog post A 1631 Raid on West Cork: When Barbary Pirates Came To Prey
Jul 8
Richard Neely liked Ray Kane's blog post The Wild Geese In Oman
Jul 8
Richard Neely commented on The Wild Geese's blog post AOH Historian: Irish vs. Black Narrative in Draft Riots a Fiction
"Good points Mr. Flynn, Interracial marriages go back to before the American Revolution (between "whites" and African Americans as pointed out  by Sgt Joseph Plum Martin in his autobiography.  Per George Floyd's death,…"
Jul 8

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