All Blog Posts Tagged 'San Patricios' (2)


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Semmes and the San Patricios: 'Dishonored and Dishonorable'?

In November of 1846, as the war between Mexico and the United States raged, an unusual unit of the Mexican army was formed by General Santa Anna, it was called the San Patricios or St. Patrick's Company. Commanded by John Riley, a deserter from Company K…

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Added by Joe Gannon on May 16, 2018 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Cuimhin Linn - Nos Acordamos - Vivan Los San Patricios!

Each year, on September 12, Mexico pays tribute to the San Patricios at San Jacinto Plaza.in Mexico City. A Memorial Plaque was installed back in 1959 on the wall facing the plaza. The plaque was designed by Lorenzo…

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Added by Bit Devine on September 8, 2014 at 12:00pm — 7 Comments

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