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Leighlinbridge in County Carlow, Leinster, Ireland — Mid-East (and Dublin)
 

Myles Walter Keogh

(1840-1876)

 
 
Myles Walter Keogh Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 16, 2019
1. Myles Walter Keogh Monument
Inscription.  

The Colonel from Leighlin who died in
one of the greatest battles to grip the
public imagination,
The Battle of the Little Big Horn
or what became known as
Custer's Last Stand.

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWars, US Indian.
 
Location. 52° 44.219′ N, 6° 58.74′ W. Marker is in Leighlinbridge, Leinster, in County Carlow. Memorial is at the intersection of Milford Street and Poe's Hill, on the left when traveling north on Milford Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Leighlinbridge Sculpture Garden, Leighlinbridge, Leinster, Ireland. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gairdín na nDealbh / Sculpture Garden (a few steps from this marker); Gairdín cuimhneachain / Garden of Remembrance (a few steps from this marker); Birthplace of John Tyndall FRS (a few steps from this marker); Nicholas Aylward Vigors FRS (a few steps from this marker); Cardinal Patrick Francis Joseph Moran (within shouting distance of this marker); welcome to leighlinbridge - the garden village
Myles Walter Keogh Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 16, 2019
2. Myles Walter Keogh Monument
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(within shouting distance of this marker); John Tyndall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tyndall Way (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leighlinbridge.
 
Also see . . .
1. 'Born a Soldier': Myles Walter Keogh. Wild Geese Website entry, Parts 1-3 (Submitted on July 8, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Myles Keogh. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on July 8, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Myles Keogh. Find A Grave Website entry (Submitted on July 8, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Myles Walter Keogh image. Click for full size.
via Wild geese, 1875
3. Myles Walter Keogh
Keogh stands beside George Custer in a photo taken during a picnic near Fort Lincoln in the summer of 1875. Custer's wife, Libbie, sits at center.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 139 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 8, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on March 24, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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May. 24, 2022