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An Irish Soldier

1861: Luke Masterson, 4th Cavalry Mounted Volunteers. ℘℘℘ My great-grandfather Luke Masterson immigrated to the U.S. from County Cavan, Ireland. In 1861, he enlisted in the 4th Cavalry Mounted Volunteers of New York. As a member of this group, he fought in the Battle of Gettysburg. His brother, Patrick, was a member of the 4thRead more..