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The Cavalry Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia was an organized unit of cavalry in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War . Starting out as a brigade in late 1861, becoming a division in 1862 and finally a Corps in 1863; it served in the Eastern Theater until the ANV's surrender in April 1865.

Following the death of Stuart on May 11, 1864, the Cavalry Corps was split into two independent divisions under Hampton and Fitz Lee.

Upon the departure of General Hampton, Maj. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee took over the smaller remaining Cavalry Corps in February 1865. He was in command of the corps through the evacuation of Petersburg and Richmond , and through the course of the Appomattox Campaign , until the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia. Key engagements under Lee's leadership included:

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  Fáilte chuig an suíomh gréasáin seo a léiríonn Rolla Onóra de na daoine a throid agus a fuair bás don Ghaeilge Saoirse. Cé go bhfuil muid go luath chun comóradh a dhéanamh ar chomóradh 100 bliain Éirí Amach 1916, lig dúinn Ná déan dearmad na fir 1798 agus na Finians. Tá ainmneacha na ndaoine a throid, a bhí i bpríosún agus a fuair bás ar a dtír comhlíonta níos mó ná thart ar cheithre bliana ó liostaí i bhfoilseacháin éagsúla d'aois, agus liostaí bailithe ag grúpaí áitiúla. Tá súil againn a chur leis an liosta, mar sin má tá tú scéal faoi agus sinsear a ghlac páirt sa troid ar son saoirse na hÉireann a fháil, téigh i dteagmháil linn.    Micheal Mac Donnchadha

Welcome to this website which represents a Roll of Honour of those who fought and died for Irish Freedom.  While we are soon to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Rising, let us not forget the men of 1798 and the Finians.   The names of those who fought, were imprisoned and died for their country have been complied over about four years from lists in various old publications, and lists collected by local groups.  We hope to add to the list, so if you have a story about and ancestor who has taken part in the fight for Irish freedom, please get in touch.

Thomas J.Clarke;  Roger Casement; Eamonn Ceannt; James Connolly; Cornelius Colbert; Edward Daly; J.J.. Heuston; Thomas Kent; Michael Mallin;    Sean   MacDermott;   Thomas McDonagh; John McBride; Michael O’Hanrahan; William Pearse; Patrick H. Pearse; Joseph Plunket. 

W. Meehan, R. Kelly, W. Wilson, J.Clarke, J.Marks, J.Brennan, P. Wilson, F. Brooks, R. Coleman, T. Peppard, J.Norton, J. Byrne, T. O’Kelly , sentenced to penal servitudes for twenty years – ten years remitted.

James T. Hughes , penal servitude for ten years – duly confirmed.    Peter Doyle, sentenced to ten years’ imprisonment with hard labour – duly confirmed. J.Wilson, E. Roach, sentenced to two years ’imprisonment with hard labour – duly remitted. 

The Cavalry Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia was an organized unit of cavalry in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War . Starting out as a brigade in late 1861, becoming a division in 1862 and finally a Corps in 1863; it served in the Eastern Theater until the ANV's surrender in April 1865.

Following the death of Stuart on May 11, 1864, the Cavalry Corps was split into two independent divisions under Hampton and Fitz Lee.

Upon the departure of General Hampton, Maj. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee took over the smaller remaining Cavalry Corps in February 1865. He was in command of the corps through the evacuation of Petersburg and Richmond , and through the course of the Appomattox Campaign , until the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia. Key engagements under Lee's leadership included:


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