Col. O’Kane and His Men—Irish Heroism at Gettysburg

Irish patriots—Valiant at Gettysburg Compiled by Katharine Gilbert Devoted father Dennis O’Kane was only a lieutenant colonel at Harpers Ferry, when he reacted to the crude comments of Col. Joshua Owen towards his daughter Mary Ann. He pulled Owen from his… Continue Reading

Patriot Action—My Great-Grandfather Color Sergeant David Kiniry, Company C of the 69th Pennsylvania Volunteers

Irish patriots—Valiant at Gettysburg By Karen Kiniry Hneleski with William F. Kiniry Jr. My father, who would have been 106 years old this December, told how he shared a bed in the family home with his grandfather, David Kiniry, and… Continue Reading