Fenian Leader & Invader of Canada John O’Neill born today in Monaghan 1834

#OnThisDay 1834 General John O’Neill was born in Clontibret, Monaghan. O’Neill fought for the Union during the American Civil War but is best known for leading the Fenian invasions of Canada in 1866 and even won the Battle of Ridgeway.

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Joh O'Neill

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