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U.S. Civil War - Irish Brigade

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  • Daniel E. McSweeny, Dr. (1841 - 1907)
    His mother Honora recorded his birth in a family book as "1841 Daniel born October 24" (very faint but appears to be 24). Born in the City of Cork, Ireland. Daniel, his mother and most siblings saile...
  • Brig. General Thomas Francis Meagher (USA) (1823 - 1867)
    Thomas Francis Meagher Thomas Francis Meagher ( /ˈmɑrh/; August 3, 1823 – July 1, 1867) was an Irish nationalist and leader of the Young Irelanders in the Rebellion of 1848. After being convicted o...
  • PVT. Joseph W. Yocum, (USA) (1843 - 1918)
    Yocum, Joseph W. Private Co. C, 116th Pa. Reg (Irish Brigade) August 25, 1862 Transferred to Company I, date unknown Listed in 1890 Veterans Schedule, Columbia, Lancaster, Pa. s/o William Yocum and Sar...
  • Pvt. (USA), Aaron J. Landis (b. - 1862)
    Landis, Aaron J. Private August 11, 1862 Killed at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862He was a member of Co. C, 116th Pa. Vol. aka Irish Brigade. His brother Allen also died while fighting in the sa...
  • Pvt. (USA), Allen Landis (1844 - 1864)
    Son of Daniel and Elizabeth (Jones) Landis. He was a Private in Co E, 116th Regt of PA Volunteers from 6/11/1862 until his death. Died of TB at Satterle US Military Hospital in Philadelphia.His brother...