Death of 1798 Rebel and French Soldier Miles Byrne 1862

#OnThisDay 1862 Miles Byrne passed away in Paris. Byrne was a leader in the 1798 Rebellion, joined Michael Dwyer in Wicklow afterwards & Robert Emmet in 1803. Dwyer left for France & joined Napoleon’s Irish Legion where he retired as Lt.Colonel.

Image

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s