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Myles Keogh Memorial

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Christopher Belton of County Carlow, Ireland was generous enough to allow us to publish the pictures below. During the week of July 23, 2001 the village of Leighlinbridge, Keogh's birthplace, unveiled a memorial in memory of Keogh.

This memorial stands in the shadow of one of the oldest bridges in Europe. Christopher states, "The bridge was built in 1320 to replace an earlier bridge. When Richard II of England landed in Ireland with his army of 500 ships, it was here that he crossed beyond the Pale to subdue the native Irish."

Christopher goes on to say, "There is also a stain glass window in a church in Tinryland, County Carlow some 7 miles from Leighlinbridge which has the following inscription, 'erected to the memory of Thomas Keogh, Park, died 15th August 1897; his wife, Alice Keogh, died 21st April 1875, and his brother, Bvt. Lt. Col. Myles W. Keogh, Capn. 7 Cavalry USA., killed in action 25th June 1876. R.I.P.'"

Thanks to Christopher for contributing to The Friends' Website.

Keogh's Memorial, Ireland-- Photo By Christopher Belton

The Old Bridge and the Park Where The Memorial Stands-- Photo by C Belton

The Stained Glass Windown In The Tinryland Church--Photo by C. Belton

The Inscription Seen At The Bottom Of The Stained Glass Window--Photo by C. Belton

Keogh/Crazy Horse Trail, Little Bighorn Battlefield. Keogh's Marker Is In Group of Headstones In The Distance

Keogh's Marker -- Little Bighorn Battlefield

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