General Thomas William Sweeny (1820-92) Signed Slip , T. , 4 x 1, was an Irish-American soldier who served in the MexicanAmerican War and. Was wounded in the groin at the Battle of Cerro Gordo. And his right arm was so badly injured at the Battle of Churubusco.
That it had to be amputated. For his heroics, his fellow servicemen nicknamed him "Fighting Tom". Despite this possibly career-ending injury, he continued serving and. Was active in the Yuma War Yuma War. (18501853), fighting in several engagements against Native Americans.
T Shiloh, during the American Civil War, h. In the battle having received two shots in his only remaining arm and a shot in one of his legs.
Sweeny kept the field until the close of the fight, exciting the admiration of the whole army. After the war he was involved in the Fenian an Irish Republican organization based in the U. After which he was arrested for breaking neutrality.
Laws between the United States and Britain, but was soon released. In fine condition, mounted on a piece of an album page and with minor age toning.
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SWEENY SIGNED SLIP CIVIL WAR, MEX-AM WAR, YUMA WAR, FENIAN WAR" is in sale since Monday, December 23, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Other Collectible Autographs". The seller is "stevnowli_0" and is located in Nokomis, Florida.This item can be shipped worldwide.