Thursday, July 15, 2010

July 15

July 15, 1863: Hundreds of Catholics and Protestants mourn together at the funeral of Col. Patrick O'Rorke, a popular local war hero who died at the Battle of Gettysburg.

Sources and Further Reading:
  1. Rochester History (1991), vol 53, no 2, pg 4
  2. Wikipedia - Patrick O'Rorke
  3. Annual report of the State Historian, Volume 1 By New York (State). State Historian (1897) (Source of Photo)

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