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Riley, John 1817-

Overview
Works: 7 works in 22 publications in 2 languages and 1,235 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Personal narratives 
Classifications: PS3570.H47, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about John Riley
Most widely held works about John Riley
    Saint Patrick's Battalion : a novel by James Alexander Thom( Book )
    5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 771 libraries worldwide
    The alternating voices of Paddy Quinn, a young man with journalistic aspirations, and Mexican soldier Augustin Juvero recount the story of John Riley, who deserts the American army to fight for Mexico in the Mexican-American War
    The rogue's march : John Riley and the St. Patrick's Battalion, 1846-48 by Peter F Stevens( Book )
    5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
    During the Mexican War, many junior U.S. Army officers such as Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, Thomas Jackson, George B. McClellan, and Jefferson Davis were split not only on the issues of slavery and the war's morality, but also on a third volatile element: the organized prejudice against Irish Catholic and German immigrants known as Nativism. Nowhere did this anti-Catholic, anti-foreigner movement rage more harshly than in the U.S. Army, where Irish immigrants alone filled nearly half the ranks. When a tall, charismatic Galwayman named John Riley decided he had suffered enough indignities, he crossed over to the Mexican lines. Others followed. Led by Riley and fighting under a green banner emblazoned with the Celtic harp, the predominantly Irish St
    Saint Patrick's Battalion a novel by James Alexander Thom( Sound Recording )
    7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
    The alternating voices of Paddy Quinn, a young man with journalistic aspirations, and Mexican soldier Augustin Juvero recount the story of John Riley, who deserts the American army to fight for Mexico in the Mexican-American War
    Memorias de John Reilly : Batallón de San Patricio by Daniel Molina( Book )
    2 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 17 libraries worldwide
    La balada de John O'Reilly testimonio de la invasión norteamericana a México 1846-1847 ( visu )
    1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 7 libraries worldwide
    During the Mexican-American War, the Irishman John O'Reilly & his companeros (mostly fellow Irish deserters) formed the Batallon de San Patricio to defend Mexico
    The rogue's march : John Riley and the St. Patrick's Battalion, 1846-48 by Peter F Stevens( Book )
    1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
    La balada de John O'Reilly testimonio de la Invasión Norteamericana a México 1846-1847 ( visu )
    1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 1 library worldwide
    During the Mexican-American War, the Irishman John O'Reilly & his companeros (mostly fellow Irish deserters) formed the Batallon de San Patricio to defend Mexico
 
Alternative Names
O'Raghailligh, Sean, 1817-
O'Riley, John, 1817-
Reilly, John, 1817-
Rielly, John, 1817-
Riley, John, b. 1817
Languages
English (18)
Spanish (4)
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