Thomas Francis Meagher : the making of an Irish American.

By: HEARNE, John M. & Rory T. Cornish (eds)

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(The Irish Abroad.) Foreword by Roy Foster. 272pp, illus. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 0716528126 *** 'Meagher of the Sword' was one of the Young Irelanders transported to Van Diemen's Land, from where he escaped in early 1852 and made his way to America. He became the first commanding general of the famed Irish Brigade during the American Civil War and was post-war de-facto governor of Montana Territory until his mysterious death in 1867.

Title: Thomas Francis Meagher : the making of an Irish American.

Author Name: HEARNE, John M. & Rory T. Cornish (eds)

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Publisher: Dublin, Irish Academic Press: 2005

Seller ID: 21092

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