Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Francis B. Gallagher collection of Fenian Brotherhood records
Identifier: MC 14
Abstract The Fenian Brotherhood, the American branch of the Irish Revolutionary Brotherhood, was established in 1858 with the goal of establishing an independent Ireland. As well as raising money and gathering arms to send back to Ireland, the Fenians also engaged in military activity against the British, leading two failed invasions of Canada. Factionalism within the organization led to the Brotherhood's decline by the 1880s. This collection primarily contains the correspondence of...
Dates: 1862 - 1870; Majority of material found within 1866 - 1870