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  NEC Concerts for Monday, April 23
Haydn's mass, originally titled Mass in time of fear, was completed in 1798, as a British fleet under the command of Horatio Nelson was defeating Napoleon in Egypt, in what became known as the Battle of the Nile.
Graduation recital by Won Jeong Kim, a student of Laurence Lesser.
Graduation recital by Ross Snyder, a student of Malcolm Lowe.
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  Battle of New Ross (1798) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The attack on the town of New Ross on the River Barrow, was an attempt by the recently victorious rebels to break out of county Wexford across the river Barrow and to spread the rebellion into county Kilkenny and the outlying province of Munster.
The battle, the bloodiest of the 1798 rebellion, began at dawn on 5th June 1798 when the Crown garrison was attacked by a force of almost 10,000 rebels, massed in three columns outside the town.
Casualties in the Battle of New Ross are estimated at 2,500 rebels and 200 Garrison dead.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_New_Ross_(1798)   (853 words)

 Ross County, Ohio History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ross was the sixth territorial county, wholly or partly within the limits of the State, as subsequently defined, Washington, Hamilton, Wayne, Adams and Jefferson preceding it.
Edward Tiffin of Ross county was elected to the position of speaker of the house; and here was the beginning of the prestige and political prominence which the county attained and held for many years in the administration of public affairs.
In 1801 a second election was held and the apportionment of representatives arranged in conformity with the new boundaries and new counties.
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 A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland by Samuel Lewis
Fitz-Stephen and his party, to secure their new possessions, had erected the castle of Carrigg near Wexford, where the native inhabitants quickly besieged them, and they were induced to surrender on articles by the false intelligence of the death of Strongbow and the extirpation of his followers.
On the summit of Mountgarrett, a lofty hill that overlooks the town of New Ross, are the ruins of an ancient castle, from which a branch of the Butler family derives the title of Viscount.
During the disturbances of 1798, Wexford was the chief position of the insurgents in the south of Ireland.
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 Short History of New Ross   (Site not responding. Last check: )
New Ross is in Co. Wexford in the South-East of Ireland.
New Ross is thirty kilometres from the sea but at one time New Ross was the most important port in Ireland and it still has a busy trade.
The oldest building in New Ross is St. Mary's Church, built by the Normans in the early 13th century.
www.iol.ie /~cbnsross/info/ross_history.htm   (419 words)

 THE Washburn Family
The Washburn family of Northwest Tennessee is tied to the Ross family through the marriage of Vester A. Washburn to Ardell Ross, the daughter of Sol and Rosie Elvira Ross in 1922 in Henderson County, Tennessee.
The power of attorney that Hugh Ross (son of Donald Ross) signed to Joseph Allen (Bk 10, pg 386) to sign for his share of his mother Nancy Ross's dower was signed in Crawford Co. GA with a signature - not a mark.
Elizabeth Ross was examined by Edward Smithwick one of the Justices in the September term 1760.
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 The Probert Encyclopaedia - Weapons and Warfare (P-Z)
The first battle honour awarded to the Regiment was Tangier 1680, since when a further 148 have been gained in a history which has involved them in almost every campaign in which the British Army has fought; the last being the Gulf 1991.
The Regiment fought with distinction in Marlborough's battles from Blenheim in 1704 to Malplaquet in 1709.
The Regiment was especially favoured by King George IV and, with the appointment of the Duke of Wellington as its Colonel, was elevated to the status of Household Cavalry in 1820.
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 1798 Rebellion in County Clare   (Site not responding. Last check: )
During 1798 Clare was represented at the meeting held in Dublin to make the final plans for the rebellion and Claremen fought in the major battles of the uprising, and on both sides.
In the winter on 1798, rebellion broke out in western Clare, but was quickly dealt with by the Kilrush Yeomanry, officers and seamen of His Majesty's gunboats and some strong detachments of dragoons.
During that night, news reached Ennistymon that the army were on their way, burning, ravaging and destroying all before them.
www.clarelibrary.ie /eolas/coclare/history/clare_1798_rebellion.htm   (1993 words)

 Ross - aqw11.htm
John ROSS of Philadelphia (George, David, Andrew, George, Hugh, Walter, Donald, Hugh, Walter, William) was born 1714 in New Castle, Delaware.
Colonel George ROSS Signer of Delaration of Independence for Pennsylvania (George, David, Andrew, George, Hugh, Walter, Donald, Hugh, Walter, William) was born 10 May 1730 in New Castle, Delaware.
George ROSS was born 1 Jun 1752 and died 13 Nov 1832.
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 Battle of New Ross - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of New Ross was a minor battle of the Irish Confederate Wars fought in 1643.
In the battle, James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde defeated Thomas Preston, 1st Viscount Tara, and an Irish Confederate army north of the town of New Ross.
Another battle at New Ross was fought more than 100 years later, when the United Irishmen tried to take the town.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_New_Ross   (187 words)

 Untitled Document
1798 - The 11th Amendment of the United States Constitution, modifying the power of the Supreme Court, was ratified.
The Battle of New Orleans was fought on the British side by 7500 veterans under the command of Gen. Sir Edward Pakenham.
Although the battle had no bearing on the outcome of the war, it was a stimulus to U.S. pride, which had suffered from several embarrass­ing defeats during the conflict.
www.leasingnews.org /American_History/jan_08.htm   (2931 words)

 The 1798 rebellion in Ireland and it's meaning today   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the Spring of 1798 pressure was mounting for a rising without the French and after the arrest of most of the Leinster leadership a date for the rising was set by those who escaped.
On the 4th and 5th of June the rebellion suffered its most decisive defeat at the battle of New Ross with over 10% of the Wexford rebels being killed or being massacred in the aftermath of the battle.
The rebel army was increasing demoralised and restricted to defensive battles and guerrilla raids.
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 The 1798 Rebellion in Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On 4th and 5th June the rebellion suffered its most decisive defeat at the battle of New Ross, and on 9th the defeat at the battle of Arklow was the last major attempt to spread the rebellion to neighbouring counties.
This 'history' had several aims; to hide the role of the church hierarchy in condemning the rising (and instead claim that the church led the rising); to blame the failure of the rising on underground revolutionary organisation (as an attack on the Fenians); and to minimise the involvement of Northern Presbyterians and democratic ideals.
The greatest defeat of 1798 is the success of this project, in particular after partition when the southern and northern states adopted opposed confessional definitions of themselves.
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 The 78th Highlanders or Ross-Shire Buffs 1796 - 1817
Such was the battle of Assaye, one of the most decisive as well as the most desperate ever fought in India.
Flutes and hautboys they thought could be well spared; but for the piper, who should always be in the heat of the battle, to go to the rear with the whistlers was a thing altogether unheard of.
However, he soon had an opportunity of playing off this stigma; for in the advance at Argaum, he played up with such animation, and influenced the men to such a degree, that they could hardly be restrained from rushing on to the charge too soon, and breaking the line.
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In 1829 Houston's new wife left him, perhaps in distress at his poorly healed wounds from the War of 1812.
Since Bush, in turn, wasn't interested in the "vision thing," he was duped by the Democrats, went back on his "no new taxes" campaign pledge, failed to articulate that the recession he was blamed for was already over, and lost to Bill Clinton in a vote that was swung by Ross Perot.
Apart from aggressively fighting Terrorism, however, which has given Tendured Radicals the chance to relive their youth by cooperating in a second great defeat of Amerika (as in Vietnam), it is hard to find very much good in the Bush record or program.
www.friesian.com /ross/calif.htm   (6086 words)

 The 1798 Rebellion in Ireland
The United Irish Rebellion began at the tiny village of Boolavogue, in County Wexford, on May 26th, 1798, where the insurgents were led by the legendary Father John Murphy, who told his followers: "It is better to die like fighting men than to be shot down like dogs in the ditches".
The final battle was fought by a much-exhausted remnant of a Wexford column which had set out some weeks before on what was to become known as the "long march", in an effort to join up with their counterparts to the north.
The 1798 pike consisted of a plain iron head mounted on a wooden shaft, usually of ash, because of its straight growth.
www.mc.taramagic.com /1798.html   (1099 words)

 ross bender's THE SCIENCE OF COGNITIVE EVERYTHING   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Custer went into battle with Companies C, L, I, F, and E, of the Seventh Cavalry, and the staff and non-commissioned staff of his regiment and a number of scouts, and only one Crow scout remained to tell the tale.
New scientific research, however, shows that a key messenger molecule, rather than Cupid's dart, is responsible for female sexual receptivity - at least in rats and mice.
When news of TIA first surfaced in 2002, along with the appointment of Poindexter, a key-figure in the Iran-Contra scandal, as director, citizens’ watchdog groups and some members of Congress took a second look.
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 Father Murphy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
By 1798, he was curate of Boulavogue in Wexford.
This skirmish wasn't really a battle -- the forces involved numbered in the dozens, and neither side was planning a fight -- but it heartened the rebels.
The battle with the North Cork militia at Oulart was equally improbable.
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 Descendants of William Ross
of "Balblair" in the parish of Fern near the town of Tain in the Shire of Ross in the North of Scotland, grandson od Andrew Ross of "Blablair", who was of the family Ross of Balmachy which was derived from the family of Ross of Balnagown (see Reid's "Earls of Ross and their Descendents").
They were probably married soon after his arrival in America as in 1708 he speaks of having a family to provide for.
According to Duncan Veazey David Ross was styled eldest son by William Read but he has no further record.
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 Barrow Heritage & Development Association, South East Ireland
Contact us here for further information on this exciting new project and discover how your Barrow Valley organisation can benefit from associate membership of the BHDA.
A full-sized sailing ship, like the ships which brought emigants from New Ross 150 years ago, is now a major tourist attraction at the quayside.
The town wall was built by the townspeople themselves at the end of the 13th century.
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William ROSS was one of the delegates represented with Tywappit Church.
Zenas ROSS farm was on the road to Pocahontas to Neilley's Landing.
Olivia ROSS NORVELL said her father G. ROSS said, his grandfather was buried on his land on the Mississippi River and probably washed away by now.
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In the final Parts of the Article, the Author suggests that the power of the First Amendment is impressive but far from certain, considering court rulings may be influenced by powerful players and dominant public policy positions.
Some observers expected similar court rulings to allow all local Bell companies to establish nationwide video networks, but it was Congress's passage of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, not court action, that effectively extended Judge Greene's ruling to all telephone companies nationwide.
Professor Ross earned her Ph.D in Media Law at the University of Florida, where she specialized in the legal rules applied to video telephony.
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 Sinn Féin Loch Garman
Wexford Sinn Féin spokesperson on the Nice Treaty, David Forde, has welcomed the fact that the referendum date has finally been set and in particular that polling is to be held on a Saturday.
We have long argued for Saturday polling to facilitate students and workers and we look forward to an increased turnout of No voters.
The larger parties have joined with the employers' organisations in a ridiculous campaign of scare mongering, threatening an end to EU membership and the virtual collapse of the Irish economy if the people vote No.
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 Documenting the American South: First-Person Narratives of the American South
New York: Hurd and Houghton; Cambridge (Mass.): The Riverside Press, 1875, c1874.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons; Atlanta: Martin and Hoyt Co., 1904, c1903.
The Woman in Battle: A Narrative of the Exploits, Adventures, and Travels of Madame Loreta Janeta Velazquez, Otherwise Known as Lieutenant Harry T. Buford, Confederate States Army.
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 RTÉ Television - The View
To launch its anniversary programme, it has two new plays by two new writers, Ioanna Anderson and Gerald Murphy, winner of a PJ O'Connor award for his 2001 radio play 'Stranger in the Night'.
Although it contains a historical analysis of the events in Wexford in 1798, particularly the rebel's defeat at the battle of New Ross and the massacre of over 100 innocent Protestants by rebels in a barn at Scullabogue, it begins with a very personal memoir about its author's family and childhood.
This shows how far the author has moved from the nationalist version of events his mother, and others, once held dear but, as the blurb on the cover makes clear, it is also a polemic.
www.rte.ie /tv/theview/archive/20040217.html   (670 words)

 Recalling 1798: The Year of Liberty -- The Wild Geese Today
On New Year's Eve, in Enniscorthy, a ceremony was held opening the year of commemorations.
June 5: June 5: Insurgents routed at New Ross, Co Wexford, after heavy fighting; massacre of over 100 Protestants by insurgents at nearby Scullabogue.
June 20: Battle of Foulksmills; decisive battle in which the New Ross United Irish division challenged the crown forces under General Sir John Moore.
www.thewildgeese.com /pages/1798.html   (1782 words)

 The 1798 Rebellion [Free Republic]
Origins of the rising The 1798 rising occurred at a unique moment in world politics, the point at which parliamentary democracy (and capitalism) was replacing absolute monarchy (and feudalism).
Had the 1798 rebellion succeeded then I think the Ireland that resulted would have been the strongest European nation well before the end of the 19th century.
The 1798 Rebellion had the same priciples as the American rebellion and that philosphy gives a nation strength and prosperity.
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 Christ Church Burial Ground
The City of Brotherly Love would have to face a new century without its Renaissance man. William Smith, a long-time Franklin foe and Provost of the University of Pennsylvania, gave Franklin's eulogy in Christ Church, and the Comte de Mirabeau did the same before the French National Assembly in Paris.
Colonel Edward Buncombe (1742-1777) In 1777, Buncombe was wounded at the Battle of Brandywine and wounded again and captured at the Battle of Germantown.
His poem, "The Battle of the Kegs," is a satiric masterpiece lampooning William Howe's ineptitude when confronted with floating kegs of dynamite bobbing in the Delaware River and headed toward British ships in 1777.
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 Irish Rebellion (1798)
Note: No battle honours or clasps to campaign medals were awarded.
1798 Ireland: the French Revolution and the Irish Struggle, by Seán Ó Brádaigh.
The 1798 Rebellion in County Wexford, by Wexford Online.
www.regiments.org /wars/19fr-nap/798irelnd.htm   (162 words)

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