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Sat, 09 Apr



Capt. Myles Keogh: America's Irish Knight

This month we stay out West and also introduce an Irish theme with a look at one of the Civil War's most colourful characters. Please note the slightly later start time for this event.

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Capt. Myles Keogh: America's Irish Knight
Capt. Myles Keogh: America's Irish Knight

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09 Apr 2022, 14:00 – 16:00


About the Event

Irish-born Capt. Myles Keogh is best known for having died with George Armstrong Custer's command at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Montana, United States, in 1876. But his colourful career--from the Vatican to the battlefields of America's Civil War to the Plains Indian Wars--is a far richer story.

Deb Goodrich is the Garvey Texas Foundation Historian in Residence at the Fort Wallace Museum, Wallace, KS. Keogh commanded Fort Wallace in 1866-1867, the only post he ever commanded. She has spoken to hundreds of groups and has appeared in dozens of documentaries including A&E's The American Experience and AHC's The Gunslingers. She is the author of The Civil War in Kansas: Ten Years of Turmoil; co-author of Kansas Forts and Bases: Sentinels on the Prairie and The Day Dixie Died: Southern Occupation 1865-1866 and The Darkest Dawn: Lincoln, Booth, and the Great American Tragedy.  A native Virginian, she lives in western Kansas.



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