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Vermont's Irish rebel, Capt. John Lonergan :
in the American Civil War & Fenian invasions of Canada /
by William L. McKone.
|Main Creator:||McKone, William L.|
This book explores the life of Captain John Lonergan, an Irishman born in Ireland and raised in Vermont. Lonergan formed Vermont's only ethnic unit -- his "Irish Company"--To fight for the Union in the Civil War and was awarded the Medal of Honor for gallantry at the Battle of Gettysburg. This book also describes the circumstances that brought his family to America and his life after the Civil War as a Fenian radical.
|Published / Created:||
Jeffersonville, Vt. : Brewster River Press, 2010.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 569-571) and index.
Physical description: xviii, 591 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
|Contained in:||Stephen Griffin Collection|
GR P 716: Stephen Griffin Collection
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|GR P 716||Main Reading Room||Griffin|