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The ceremony took place during the president’s visit to Ireland in June 1963.
-1 for incorrect month.
No, he said September, not December.
He referred the battle fought on September 13, 1862 at Fredericksburg, Maryland. Whoops…
This shows Epperson’s a liberal who will never admit any Kennedy made a mistake.
He always has a home here in Boston. 🙂
I wonder how many of the Irish Brigade thought that there would be an Irish Catholic president a century after they fought.
Some of them were still alive to see Al Smith come close in 1928.
I cherish the photos I have with my family from the Irish Brigade monuments at Antietam (Bloody Lane) and Gettysburg (The Wheatfield). I’d rather not think about Fredericksburg…
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