Brigadier-General Thomas Francis Meagher: his political and military career; with selections from his speeches and writings

Glasgow: Cameron Ferguson & Co. [1869]. 8vo, pp.186, green cloth, gilt title direct on spine, boards rubbed and bumped, endpapers foxed, with a slip reading "Bequeathed to St. Patrick's college... by the Very Reverend Eugene Canon McEleavey..." on front free endpaper. Very good. Meagher was an Irish nationalist who came to America via exile in Australia. He achieved the rank of Brigadier-General of the Union army before becoming appointed acting governor of Montana territory, but soon after met an early death by drowning, possibly as the result of foul play. Item #49882

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