The Rosamond family were Patriots.
“Rather than waking up to fight each other, we need to concentrate yet again on defeating republicanism, this time in the curtain cultural war.
“Let this generation not be found wanting, do not fight the war on yesterday’s battlefield – fight the war on today’s battleground as we unite to get rid of the Parades Commission.”
“In 1825, in the village of Fenagh in county Leitrim in Ireland, a
gang of Catholic youths attacked the Rosamond home. The Rosamonds were
staunch Protestants. James, aged 20 (born 1805) and his brother Edward, aged
15, attempted to protect their mother. A shot was fired by Edward and a
youth was dead. The boys fled to Canada. James went to Merrickville where he
worked for James Merrick as a weaver. Edward, still fearing arrest, worked
his way eventually to Memphis, Tennessee.”
“On August 24, 2011, I posted the idea that my mother’s parents…
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