The War in Wexford- The 1797 Rebellion (1910)

Author: H.F.B. Wheeler

Book ID: 68059

Price: 60.00

The War in Wexford. An Account of the Rebellion in the South of Ireland in 1798. Told from Original Documents. With Numerous Illustrations reproduced from Contemporary Portraits, Prints, etc. London: Bodley Head, 1910. First Edition. Pp xvi,, 341, uncut. Ex library copy, with ink stamps rebound in green cloth boards, title in gilt to spine. A very good copy.

Gleaned from the following three MSS. (1)The holograph correspondence of Arthur, Earl of Mount Norris, ranging from the 27th. Dec., 1796, to the 10th July, 1813 (2) the Detail Book of the Camolin Yeomanry, the entries in which begin with the 25th May, 1798, and end the 9th October of the same year (3) the journal of Mrs. Brownring, of Greenmound, Co. Wexford, covering the period 26th May – 21st. July, 1798, when the troops under Sir George Moore relieved Wexford on the same day made memorable by the Battle of Vinegar Hill.

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