Thomas Cloney

Life
A Personal Narrative
of those transactions in Co. Wexford in which the author was engaged ... 1798 ... to which is added an account of the author’s trial by Court Martial (Dublin: Jas. McMullan 1832).

 

Commentary
Characterised by Robert Key as ‘Vivid members published thirty years later of an articulate rebel drawn into the rising in Wexford (The Green Flag, 1972; Sel. Bibl., p.823), and quoted for his account of the Battle of New Ross, in which he led 500 men: ‘two confused masses of men, struggling alternately to drive the other back by force alone’ (p.117.)

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Notes
A Personal Narrative of Those Transactions in the County Wexford, in which the author was engaged, during the awful period of 1798. Interspersed with brief notices of the principal actors in that ill-fated, but evermemorable struggle, with reflections, moral, political and historical. To which is added, An Appendix, containing a full and interesting report of the author’s Trial by Courtmartial. Dublin by James M’Mullen, 1832. Pages xiii, v (list of subscribers), [ii], 276 [De Burca Catalogue 44, 1997; 450; prev. listed by this bookseller at 175.]

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