The Wild Geese's Blog Posts Tagged 'States' (44)

Private Willie Mitchel: An Irish Confederate Boy

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Many who have read Irish history are familiar with the name of John Mitchel (left), Irish revolutionary, Young Irelander, and publisher of The United Irishman, who was born 182 years ago, on Nov. 3, 1815; however, many are unaware of Mitchel's life in America. During the American Civil War, Mitchel supported the Confederacy. Three of his sons served in the…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Just 'Doing Their Job' - Remembering 9-11

The 69th is called into action after the World Trade Center attack

PART 1 IN A FOUR-PART SERIES

69th New York veteran Vic Olney, the volunteer manager of the 69th armory's Officers Club, observed the battalion's soldiers last week as they returned from duty in and near "The Pit" created by the collapse of the 110-story twin…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 17, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

'Saint of 9/11': Cleric's Message of Love Rises From the Twin Towers' Rubble

First responders carry Fr. Mychal Judge's body from the rubble of the World Trade Center…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2006 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

Civil War historian Brian C. Pohanka, who explored the lives of Irish soldiers, dies at 50

Photo by Kevin J. Kennedy

Brian Caldwell Pohanka, in his trademark Zouave officer's uniform, 1994

Sometimes at night I seem to see them, and to hear their voices crying…

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Added by The Wild Geese on July 4, 2005 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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