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Presentation: “From Tipperary to Gettysburg” with Liam McKone

March 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Free

Join us for a presentation by Liam McKone, author of Vermont’s Irish Rebel, the biography of Irish-born John Lonergan. Lonergan formed Company A, 13th Vermont Infantry Regiment, and led it with gallantry in the Battle of Gettysburg for which he received a Medal of Honor. As the head of the Fenian Brotherhood in Vermont, he worked to restore the independence of Ireland, participating in the 1866 and 1870 attacks across the border into Quebec. Explore his family roots in Carrick on Suir in Tipperary.

Details

Date:
March 18
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://burlingtonirishhertitage.org

Organizer

Burlington Irish Heritage Festival

Venue

Vermont Genealogy Library
57 River Rd, Route 117
Essex, VT 05452 United States
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Phone:
802-871-5647
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