Saturday, March 1, 2014

52 Ancestors #8: The "Shillelagh Guards" in action

No Story Too Small has issued a New Year's Challenge: "Have one blog post each week devoted to a specific ancestor. It could be a story, a biography, a photograph, an outline of a research problem — anything that focuses on one ancestor.”

The story in Timothy's words:

Col. Prince Diary from flickr

Mural on Sandwich St

Detail of J.C.H. Forster's painting of the Battle of Pelee Island, which occurred on March 3, 1838. Credit: Fort Malden N.H.S.C.

1977 painting by C. H. Forster recreating the December 1838 Battle of Windsor

From the Windsor Star
Historic Sites Board of Ontario sign
For the purpose of the #52Ancestors challenge, this newspaper article will be divided into five smaller segments:

·        #52Ancestors #5: Timothy Moynahan the Kerryman
·        #52Ancestors #6: From The Old Sod
·        #52Ancestors #7: 1829 - The Day Of The HorseBoats
·        #52Ancestors #8: The "Shillelagh Guards" in action
·        #52Ancestors #9: Timothy's kin?

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