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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Fate of Chicago Contingent of IrishAmericans in Boer ...
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 01:13:51 -0600
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Thanks for your comments, Ed.
Tell us more have wonderful info to share.

Do you know what became of Chicago prisoners Foley and Cahill?


On Nov 13, 2007, at 1:07 AM, wrote:

> I was delighted to see Nan Brennan's posiing re: "They Fought
> with the
> Boers" for a personal reason. Michael O'Hara, killed at the Battle of
> Dalmanutha, was my grandfather's brother.
> I have done a fair amount of research on the Chicago Irish-
> Americans and
> their support for the Boers. It is a fascinating story involving
> Irish
> patriotism, the Red Cross, American diplomacy, and South African
> military history,
> Bill King, I tried to contact you directly, but your spam filter
> blocked me.
> Regards, Ed O'Hara
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