Rebels on the Niagara: The Fenian Invasion of Canada, 1866

Rebels on the Niagara: The Fenian Invasion of Canada, 1866

by Lawrence E. Cline


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438467528
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 12/01/2017
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Lawrence E. Cline is Lecturer in Intelligence Analysis at Buffalo State College, State University of New York. He is the author of The Lord’s Resistance Army.

Table of Contents


1. The Fenian Brotherhood in New York and the US

2. The American and Irish Fenians

3. The Fenians, American Society, and the American Government

4. “The Great Schism”

5. The Campobello Island Raid

6. Preparing for Invasion
photo gallery follows page 84

7. The Invasion in the Niagara

8. The Other Fenian Invasion Wings

9. The Aftermath

10. The Interregnum

11. 1870: Invasion Redux

12. The Withering of the Fenian Brotherhood: The Birth of “Fenianism”

Appendix 1 The Fenian Constitutions of 1863 and 1865
Appendix 2 A Fenian Soldier’s Account of 1866
Appendix 3 General Sweeney’s Proclamation to the Canadians in 1866

Bibliography and Suggested Readings

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