Captain Myles Keogh Born Leighlinbridge, Carlow 1840

#OnThisDay 1840 Captain Myles Keogh was born in Leighlinbridge, Carlow. He served in the Papal Army in Italy & the Union Army in the US Civil War. Keogh died at the Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876, his body un-mutilated supposedly because of his holy medals.


Leave a Reply

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

You are commenting using your 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