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An Impartial Narrative of the Most Important Engagements Which Took Place Between His Majesty's Forces and the Rebels, During the Irish Rebellion, 1798.

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Author: Unknown
Published: 1799
Language: English
Wordcount: 18,032 / 60 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 42.9
LoC Categories: U, D
Downloads: 1,588
Added to site: 2009.04.09
mnybks.net#: 23897
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, War

Including Very Interesting Information Not Before Made Public.Carefully Collected From Authentic Letters.

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esses would have established tranquility in this neighbourhood, and probably such effects would have followed the military exertions, were it not for the irruption of a large column of Wexford Rebels into Kildare, under the command of Colonel Perry who being immediately joined by Colonel Aylmer, commanding the Rebel Camp at Prosperous, was prevailed upon to abandon his intention of penetrating into the North, and to adopt a plan suggested by Aylmer, of attacking Clonard, pushing on from thence by Kilbeggan to the Shannon and surprising Athlone. In pursuance of this plan, the Rebel Forces amounting to 4000 men made a movement towards Clonard.

BATTLE OF CLONARD.

Lieutenant Tyrrell was totally unapprised of the intention, or motions of the enemy:--his guard were extremely vigilant during each night, but not apprehending any danger in the day time they frequently dispersed through the village for the purpose of recreation and refreshment. This happened to be the c

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