19th Century - Armed Forces in Ireland

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Christopher

19th Century - Armed Forces in Ireland

Post by Christopher » 05 Jan 2009, 05:49

The irelandlist/famine site states Queen Victoria's troops in Ireland during the famine ranged from 103,000 to 516,000 Troops... plus the 100,000 "Support Forces" which were not actually a part of the military There's also a map on the site showing population percentages of literate people and of low class housing. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.anc ... amine.html

Wise Up Journal has a link on its site to an article about the The Mass Graves of Ireland at the time of the Famine. A map on the site shows both the locations of the armed forces and those of the massed grave sites. http://www.wiseupjournal.com/?p=239 The map mentions the names of the regiments and warships. A website called InMotionMagazine.com mentions that the starving population was prevented from seizing the food by seventy five strategically stationed British army regiments.

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