Monday, April 11, 2016

Captain Of The Irish Greens

"...James Maher, well known for a considerable period as State Librarian, and in the War of 1812 as the gallant Captain of the "Irish Greens," a military company originating in Albany and which bore a prominent part in the famous conflict at Sackett's Harbor." [Source]


James Maher's 1819 letter to John C. Calhoun, Secretary of War, regarding the military company he formed (Fold3):

Fold3: Military Records

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