Bannon, John B., 1829-1913

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Dates:
Birth 1829
Death 1913

Biographical notes:

Catholic priest of St. Louis, Mo., and Dublin, Ireland; member of Jesuit order; chaplain of Confederate States Army; emissary to Ireland, 1863, sent by Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Secretary of State Judah P. Benjamin to discourage Irish soldiers from joining the United States Army; grandson of Henry Sanford Pageman Mahon.

From the description of John B. Bannon papers, 1863-1927. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 42450798

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Subjects:

  • Propaganda, Confederate
  • Corinth, Battle of, Corinth, Miss., 1862
  • Clergy
  • Chaplains, Military--Correspondence
  • Irish Americans--Biography
  • Immigrants

Occupations:

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Places:

  • London (England) (as recorded)
  • Dublin (Ireland) (as recorded)
  • Ireland (as recorded)
  • Saint Louis (Mo.) (as recorded)
  • Confederate States of America (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • Vicksburg (Miss.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Europe (as recorded)