O’CALLAGHAN, John Cornelius. History of the Irish Brigades in the Service of France


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O'CALLAGHAN, John Cornelius. History of the Irish Brigades in the Service of France, from the Revolution in Great Britain and Ireland under James II to the Revolution in France under Louis XVI. With an introduction by Colonel Patrick J. Hally. Facsimile reprint of the First (Glasgow) edition of 1870. With portraits and illustrations. 128 Shannon: I.U.P.: 1969. Quarto. pp. viii, [3], xiii, 649. Printed paper boards. A very good copy.

NS 5 "Prime historical and genealogical reference work on the 'Wild Geese' families who formed the Irish Brigades that served the French crown for most of the eighteenth century. Colonel P.J. Halley in his introduction states: ""no modern historian has attempted such a complete history of the Irish Brigades in the service of France"" and O'Callaghan's is still ""the standard work""." 1869 OCALLAGHAN, JOHN C.

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