Tagged: Fenians

  • Fenian Uprising–Malone: Part 3

    Fenian raids (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) The Fenians arrived in Malone expecting to find arms awaiting them. Wrong. The US government had confiscated most of them along the border. Thus, unarmed, the Fenians thought it best to not attack Canada in 1866. Border agents seized a trainload of arms in Watertown. The Fenians recaptured them. Once more, in …[ read more ]