Myles Keogh
 

Myles Keogh

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Myles Keogh is best known for a spectacular military career which he undertook during a fourteen year period of his life. Initially serving as a lieutenant in the battalion of St. Patrick in the Papal Army of Pius IX, upon the outbreak of the American Civil War, Keogh joined the Federal Army, and saw service as a brevet lieutenant-colonel, commanding three thousand cavalry. At the end of the war he joined the peacetime army as a captain in the 7th US Cavalry regiment under General Custer and fought in the Battle of Little Bighorn where he was killed in the summer of 1876.

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Myles Keogh and other Great Irish People are featured in the book Great Irish People - A Dictionary of Irish Biography, which you can buy online here.
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Myles Keogh Print

This beautiful print of Myles Keogh (1840 - 1876) comes in four sizes 12" x 16" or 16" x 20" or 20" x 24" and Poster size 24" x 36" with two different finishes, Gloss or Parchment and will be delivered to your home or business within 14 days. For a small additional charge you can have a short biography of Myles Keogh printed beside the portrait.

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