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Rebel on two continents: Thomas Meagher

David J. Abodaher

Rebel on two continents: Thomas Meagher

by David J. Abodaher

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Published by J. Messner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meagher, Thomas Francis, 1823-1867 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Meagher, Thomas Francis, 1823-1867.

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the nineteenth-century Irish patriot who, after being exiled from his homeland, came to the United States where he served as a Union general and Governor of the Montana Territory.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 186.

    Statementby David J. Abodaher.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE467.1.M4 A2 1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p.
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5700783M
    ISBN 100671323555
    LC Control Number70123168
    OCLC/WorldCa97359

      Hero on two continents. To Irish-Americans, The Immortal Irishman is a must read. It covers the difficult Irish experience on two continents, weaving the history of . Timothy Egan’s path to the subject of his new biography, Thomas Francis Meagher, was a winding r, a 19th-century Irish rebel who became a Union general in the American Civil War, was.

    Review of the ‘Immortal Irishman’ by Timothy Egan Thomas Francis Meagher, Irish revolutionary during the famine, magnificent orator and poet, is brought to life in Timothy Egan’s stirring account of his life ‘The Immortal Irishman’ (previous National Book Award winner, , for ‘The Worst Hard Time’). Due to his involvement with the Young Ireland uprising in Meagher was arrested and tried for treason. This portrait as well as two signed books also in the Meagher display, date from then. Meagher was transported to Tasmania where he enjoyed considerable liberty and married a daughter of a gentleman named Bennett who had been a rebel.

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Like Thomas Francis Meagher himself (), this fighting biography covers a lot of ground with varying success. Tom's youth in Ireland as a privileged, fiery scholar stung by British exploitation of his homeland prefigures his participation as a matured but not subdued orator and leader of the rebel cause; exiled for subversion to Van Dieman's Land from which he escaped honorably to.

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