Tagged: The Fenians

  • Fenians in Malone: Part 4

    On May 27, 1870, five hundred additional Fenians reinforced the straggling,  poorly trained group at Leahy’s farm in Trout River. They were well situated behind a ditch in a hops’ field, had a stout barricade across the highway and woods and the river on their flanks. Had they been well trained and well led, they could …[ read more ]