It was not uncommon for Queen Victoria’s soldiers to be Irishmen or to have Irish connections, but few of them had a career such as that of Field Marshal Frederick Sleigh Roberts,…Continue
Added by Robert A Mosher on December 1, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
This week, I finished an index for all the names on all the stones in Rathdowney, Laois(Queen's Co) and I head of into town to go to the graveyard to begin checking the 1300 or so names and with my new magic torch hopefully be be able to read the bits I had a problem with.
As I get into the town, I wonder to myself if an acquaintance of mine who is also director f a funeral home would be interested in the index so I call to ask him. "Ah Jane", ses he......"I have an index. I keep…Continue
Added by Dr. Jane Lyons on June 6, 2014 at 2:05pm — No Comments
|High bridge of the South Side Railroad across the Appomattox. Capture of this bridge allowed Union troops to catch up to Lee at Farmville|
Added by The Wild Geese on April 5, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments