The life and military career of Myles Walter Keogh, born March 25th, 1840 at Orchard, Leighlinbridge, County Carlow.
150 Years Ago On This Day...
As the 150th anniversary commemorations of the American Civil War continue, this site will post moments in history relating to the duties and actions of Myles Keogh on that day 150 years ago, from his arrival in America to the end of the war in 1865.
The series will begin on April 1, 2012, corresponding with Keogh's arrival in America on that date in 1862.
The first known photograph of Myles Walter Keogh in a Union Army captain's uniform, circa April 1862