Tag Archives: Myles Walter Keogh
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Day of American Civil War Talks at Hay Festival Kells

I have long bemoaned the fact that across the years of the American Civil War sesquicentennial there has been no Irish conference or series of talks on the Irish experience of the American Civil War. Thankfully that is set to change this year. I am delighted to say that the prestigious Hay Festival in Kells, […]

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The Pope’s Irish Soldiers and the Civil War

The main function of this site is to provide a resource for those interested in the Irish experience of the American Civil War. It is hoped that this will include a number of contributions by researchers in the area, and to that end the second guest post on the blog examines those Irish veterans of […]

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Myles Walter Keogh Memorial

Myles Walter Keogh is perhaps one of the most famous Irishmen to be involved in the United States military. He achieved immortality on 25th June 1876 when he was killed with Lieutenant-Colonel George Armstrong Custer and 261 other US personnel at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Montana- Custer’s Last Stand. Although he became famous […]

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