Reverend William Corby, Irish Brigade Chaplain & University of Notre Dame President passed away 1897

#OnThisDay 1897 (28th Dec) Reverend William Corby passed away. Corby was one of the chaplains of the Irish Brigade & is perhaps best known for giving general absolution to the men before the Battle of Gettysburg. He was also the President of @NotreDame University twice.

#Ireland #History

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