Through American and Irish Wars: The Life and Times of General Thomas W Sweeney 1820-1892

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This biography traces the life of Thomas W Sweeny who, born in Cork, came to America at the age of twelve with his mother. His life was one of war and adventure and also shows the way in which the Irish became prominently involved in events such as the Mexican War, the Indian wars, the settlement of California, the Civil War and ultimately in post-Civil War Fenian efforts toward the liberation of Ireland. Sweeny, who rose from a Lieutenant of Volunteers to the rank of General in the US Army, was the Fenian Secretary of War ...

Through American and Irish Wars: The Life and Times of General Thomas W Sweeney 1820-1892 2006, Irish Academic Press, Dublin, Ireland

ISBN-13: 9780716533245

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Through American and Irish Wars: The Life and Times of General Thomas W Sweeney 1820-1892 2006, Irish Academic Press, Dublin, Ireland

ISBN-13: 9780716533238

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