Born in Dunamanna, County Tyrone, Ireland. John Russell Young (November 20, 1840 – January 17, 1899) was a journalist, author, diplomat, and the seventh Librarian of the United States Congress, serving from 1897 to 1899.
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William E. Shannon (c 1821-November 3, 1850) was Born in Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland. He passed the New York State Bar, was commissioned as a captain in the New York Volunteers, and given command of Company J. He arrived in San Francisco on the Susan Drew on March 20, 1847 to take part in the California Conquest campaign of…Continue
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Integrity Protecting the Works of Man (by Ward) on the pediment of the New York Stock Exchange Building, Integrity, in the center, wears the winged cap of Mercury, the god of commerce. The figures on her left represent mining and agriculture, and on her right, industry. The original pediment, carved from Georgia marble,…Continue
Jennie Irene Hodgers (December 25, 1843 – October 10, 1915) was born in Clogherhead, County Louth, Ireland to Sallie and Patrick Hodgers. She served as a male soldier in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Jennie Irene Hodgers was born female, but lived as a man named Albert D.J. Cashier.
On August 6, 1862, he enlisted into the 95th Illinois…Continue
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timothy_H._O%27Sullivan Came across this fellah and thought I would share.