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Fenian raid of 1870

Fenian raid of 1870

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Published by "Witness" Print. House in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fenians.,
  • Missisquoi (Québec : County) -- History,
  • Canada -- History -- Fenian Invasions, 1866-1870.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby reporters present at the scenes.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72, [6] p. ([4] p. at end advertisements), [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15101716M

    Fenian Raids. Battle of Eccles Hill. Canadian militia and volunteers clashed with Fenian raiders near Frelighsburg, Québec. The Battle of Eccles Hill was one of the last Fenian raids. The Fenians were Canadian and American Irish patriots hoping to foment revolution for Ireland’s independence. They attacked Canada to provoke. This database consists of bounty applications for veterans having served during the Fenian Raids of to in Canada. Between and , the Fenian Brotherhood, Irish nationalists based in the United States, launched raids against Canada in an effort to force the British government to .

      Fenian was an umbrella term applied to members of various Irish nationalist organisations during the 19th century. Fenians operated through secret societies like the Irish Republican Brotherhood, launching a series of armed raids into Canadian territory between and Although the movement was primarily based in the United States, it had a significant presence in Canada. Catalogued Books Fenian Invasions Scrapbook, Newspaper clippings from The Hamilton Spectator R Sp31 CESH. The Fenian Raid at Fort Erie, June the First and Second, with a Map of the Niagara Peninsula, Shewing the Route of the Troops; and a .

    Troublous Times in Canada: A History of the Fenian Raids of and by Macdonald, John A A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The Battle of Eccles Hill or (The War at the Border) was part of a raid into Canadian territory from the United States led by John O'Neill of the Fenian , the Fenians crossed the just south of the Canada-United States border and proceeded to the top of Eccles Hil where they were confronted by members of the Canadian home guard and on: near Frelighsburg and Saint-Armand, Quebec.


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First published in the s, this is an excellent study of the political and military strategy behind the last invasions of Canada from across the US border by Irish American Fenian insurgents in Cited by: 7. This a book first published in and while as a history it is entirely outdated and deceptive, it is nevertheless a fascinating piece of primary source material on the Fenian Raids on Canada and /5(11).

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JOHN A. MACDONALD (A Veteran of and ) Troublous Times in Canada. TABLE OF CONTENTS. Preface. CHAPTER I.—Unhappy, Ireland Seething in Sedition—The Fenian Brotherhood—Hatching the Plot—The Movement of '65—A Split in the Fenian Camp. For the next few years the Fenians attempted to regroup and in they attacked Quebec.

A final raid was planned for Manitoba in efforts to unite the unhappy Metis with the Fenians. American authorities blocked this last attempt.

Read more about the Fenian Raids at the National Library of Canada. Get this from a library. Medal rolls for Fenian raids of and in Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes, Red River and Riel Rebellion North-West Field Force militia and North West Mounted PoliceBoer War and late issues [Public Archives of Canada.].

The Fenian Raid Queen’s Own Rifles, painted by John Hood, Mural in Oshawa, Ontario, Photo by J. Gray () In the fall and winter of and the spring of there were rumours in Toronto of an imminent invasion of Canada by the Fenian Brotherhood.

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Troublous Times In Canada, History of the Fenian Raids of and One of the most dangerous and critical periods in the history of Canada was that which closely followed the termination of the Civil War between the Northern and Southern States of America in the year texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

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The Medal Collector Volume 48 Number 7 Red River A total of three different dies were used to strike File Size: KB. Get this from a library. The Fenian raids, Missisquoi County. [Missisquoi County Historical Society.]. The Fenian Brotherhood (Irish: Bráithreachas na bhFíníní) was an Irish republican organisation founded in the United States in by John O'Mahony and Michael Doheny.

It was a precursor to Clan na Gael, a sister organisation to the Irish Republican s were commonly known as "Fenians".O'Mahony, who was a Gaelic scholar, named his organisation after the Fianna, the. Fenian raids, series of abortive armed incursions conducted by the Fenians, an Irish-nationalist secret society, from the United States into British Canada in the late 19th century.

The unrealized aim of the quixotic raids was to conquer Canada and exchange it with Great Britain for Irish independence. The name of the society derives from the Fianna Éireann, the legendary band of Irish. The Fenian Brotherhood, the Irish Republican Brotherhood's US branch, was founded by John O'Mahony and Michael Doheny, both of whom had been "out" (participating in the Young Irelander's rising) in In the face of nativist suspicion, it quickly established an independent existence, although it still worked to gain Irish American support for armed rebellion in Ireland.

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(John Alexander), Publication date Usage Public Domain Topics. 26 29 Troublous times in Canada: a history of the Fenian raids of and Pages:. The struggle to take Canada from the British had amounted to a complete debacle in and was to bring even less success to the Fenian Brotherhood.

There were to be only two raids inboth in Quebec; the first at Eccles Hill on May 25 .The Battle of Trout River was a military conflict that occurred on 27 May It was a part of the Fenian raids. This battle occurred outside of Huntingdon, Quebec near the international border about 20 kilometres (12 mi) north of Malone, New York.

The location of this battle should not be confused with Trout River in the Northwest on: Huntingdon, Quebec.The Canada General Service Medal was a campaign medal awarded by the Canadian Government to both Imperial and Canadian forces for duties related to the Fenian raids between and The medal was initially issued in and had to be applied for.

The application period was later extended tothen to Awarded for: Campaign service.