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    The Extraordinary Story of Private Albert Cashier

    The Extraordinary Story of Private Albert Cashier

    One of the most intriguing stories from the Irish fighting in the American Civil War is that of Albert Cashier. Orla Rapple told us about the life of a private in the 95th Illinois infantry who started out life in Clogherhead Co. Louth - as a woman called Jenny Hodgers.   Albert Cashiers story was part of Orla Rapple’s series Irish Fighters, American War which was funded by the Broadcast Authority of Ireland with the Television License Fee.  

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0504/614578-the-history-show-sunday-4-may-2014/?clipid=1567126
    The History Show Sunday 4 May 2014

    The History Show Sunday 4 May 2014

    The Irish and World War One This August will mark the centenary of the start of World War One. We will be commemorating this anniversary on The History Show with special programmes and short items telling the stories of Irish people who were involved in the war. We will also be examining what was happening here during these turbulent years. Do you have relatives who were involved in the First World War? We would like to hear their stories. Email: history@rte.ie

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0504/614578-the-history-show-sunday-4-may-2014/

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