Sunday, August 10, 2014

“A large body of Irishmen met in mortal combat, armed with rifles, muskets, pistols, and bludgeons of every description as their weapons”

The Mountain Sentinel, “A large body of Irishmen met in mortal combat, armed with rifles, muskets, pistols, and bludgeons of every description as their weapons”, June 21, 1849

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I'd take that story with grain of NaCl. Media in the 19th century weren't any better than today and I read about that period and area years back and there were some insanely outrageous claims so exaggeration is a strong possibility