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Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP21 Mar 2017 5:22 a.m. PST

Well 17th March has come and gone for another year, but no harm in showing Gringos40 Saint Patrick's battalion..otherwise known as the Irish battalion ..painted up. They fought for the Papal States against the Garibaldini, I am assured. They do make for an impressive looking unit, however they actually performed during the Unification of Italy.


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79thPA Supporting Member of TMP21 Mar 2017 5:30 a.m. PST

Great looking figures.

jurgenation Supporting Member of TMP21 Mar 2017 10:27 a.m. PST

Very Nice.

Evzone21 Mar 2017 12:26 p.m. PST

Very nice

Costanzo121 Mar 2017 10:54 p.m. PST

Great figures!

John Miller22 Mar 2017 1:27 p.m. PST

deadhead: Thanks for the photos. I believe that Myles Keough of Custer's last stand fame, among a few others, was a member of the battalion prior to his service in the U.S. Army in the American Civil War. I mention it only because I am not sure if our brother wargamers on the other side of the pond would be aware of that. John Miller

jammy four Sponsoring Member of TMP27 Mar 2017 2:22 a.m. PST

John

your quite right about Myles Keough quite a character..
see my blog for a brief history of this unit in 1860
gringo40s.blogspot.com

Deadhead thanks as always!

cheers
Ged
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gringo40s.blogspot.com

John Miller01 Apr 2017 4:23 p.m. PST

jammy four; Checked your blog. Thanks very much, John Miller

jammy four Sponsoring Member of TMP09 Apr 2017 11:57 a.m. PST

glad you liked the blog John!

cheers
Ged
gringo40s.com

jammy four Sponsoring Member of TMP10 May 2017 2:07 a.m. PST

Irish Brigade /Saint Patricks battalion now
fully re-stocked .

cheers
Ged
gringo40s.com
gringo40s.blogspot.com

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