Vermont’s Irish Rebel
Captain John Lonergan – Civil War Hero
Afternoon of July 2, 1863
“A well-researched work telling the interesting story of Captain John Lonergan, Medal of Honor receipient for action at the Battle of Gettysburg and leader of the Irish revolutionary movement in Vermont.” Andy Ward, Licensed Battlefield Guide, Gettysburg National Military Park
“Historian Bill McKone brings to light the life of John Lonergan, the single most important Vermont Irishman of his generation. Lonergan’s life weaves through the great events of the mid-nineteenth century Irish-American experience.” Vincent E. Feeney, author of Finnigans, Slaters and Stonepeggers: A History of the Irish in Vermont.