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Eaghra Poprigh mac Saorghus, Eponym and Ancestor of the Clan Ó hEaghra (died 926[?] A.D.)
Eaghra Poprigh mac Saorghus, eponym and ancestor of the clan Ó hEaghra, King of Luighne Connacht, died 926[?] - from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, with Ancestry, Annalistic references, Descendants and Family tree.

How to pronounce Eaghra Poprigh Mac Saorghus
How to pronounce Eaghra Poprigh mac Saorghus in Irish.

CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: The Book of O'Hara
The Book of O'Hara: Leabhar Í Eadhra is available as part of CELT (the Corpus of Electronic Texts) at University College Cork, Ireland. Manuscript sources: 1) Dublin, National Library of Ireland, Book of O'Hara, late sixteenth-century vellum. 2) Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, 3 B 14, an early nineteenth-century copy by Michael Óg O'Longain. Printed sources: The edition used in the digital edition is: The Book of O'Hara: Leabhar Í Eadhra. Lambert McKenna (ed), first edition [xxxii + 458 pp.] Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Dublin, Ireland (1951).

Lists of kings and chiefs of the name Ua (Ó) hEaghra (926-1642)
The Kings of Luighne Connacht were rulers of the people and kingdom of Luighne Connacht, located in what is now County Mayo and County Sligo, Ireland.

Clann Seaáin Ó hEaghra (O'Hara) at war with Mac William (1411-1420)
an event is recorded in: «A Chronology of Irish History to 1976», published as vol. VIII of a 
«A New History of Irelandr», 1982.

Persons with the O'Hara Surname (17th-21st Century)
Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, lists 48 individuals called O'Hara or who used the surname, as well as 9 fictional characters called O'Hara, who lived between the 17th and 21st centuries.

One Hundred Renowned O'Haras
This page presents lists of the most renowned O'Haras, from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries, derived from national biographical reference works. Almost 100 individuals are listed and links to known web sites are provided

Charles O'Hara, 1st Baron Tyrawley
Lieutenant General Charles O'Hara, 1st Baron Tyrawley (died 9 June 1724) was Commander-in-Chief, Ireland.

James O'Hara, 2nd Baron Tyrawley
Field Marshal James O'Hara, 2nd Baron Tyrawley and 1st Baron Kilmaine PC (1682 – 14 July 1774) was an Irish officer in the British Army.

Charles O'Hara, illegitimate child of the 2nd Baron Tyrawley
General Charles O'Hara (1740 – 25 February 1802) was a British military officer who served in the Seven Years' War, American War of Independence, and French Revolutionary War, and later served as Governor of Gibraltar. During his career O'Hara personally surrendered to both George Washington and Napoleon Bonaparte.

"Yorktown, Virginia October 19, 1781 - Cornwallis' Sword is Delivered to American Forces"
"... Charles Lord Cornwallis today signed orders surrendering his British Army to a combined French and American force outside the Virginia tobacco port of Yorktown. Cornwallis' second-in-command, Charles O'Hara, attempted to deliver Cornwallis's sword to French general, Comte de Rochambeau. But Rochambeau directed O'Hara to American General George Washington, who coolly steered the British officer to Washington's own second in command, Major General Benjamin Lincoln ..."  Source & Link: Liberty - The American Revolution (Copyright© 2004 Twin Cities Public Television).

Yorktown National Battlefield
At noon on October 19, two redoubts southeast of Yorktown were occupied by allied troops—one by an American unit and the other by a French detachment. At 2 p. m., the British Army, clad in a new issue of uniforms and led by Brigadier General O'Hara (Cornwallis was ill), marched out from Yorktown along the York-Hampton Road to the tune of an old British march titled "The World Turned Upside Down."  In the vicinity of the present national cemetery, O'Hara reached the head of the allied column. It appears that he sought first the Count de Rochambeau, but was referred to Washington. Washington, in turn, sent him to Major General Lincoln, who accepted his sword—the token of defeat and surrender—and then returned it. Following this, the British Army marched down Surrender Road between columns of allied troops, Americans on the British left (east) and French on the British right (west), to Surrender Field where the formal surrender was effected.

Yorktown Battlefield: Brigadier General Charles O'Hara
In October 1780, O'Hara was appointed brigadier general and given command of the Brigade of Guards. O'Hara took the Brigade to serve with his friend Cornwallis in the Southern Campaign in 1780. At Guilford Courthouse, O'Hara was severely wounded as the Guards fought to a stalemate with General Nathanial Greene's Continentals ... O'Hara concurred with Cornwallis' decision to invade Virginia, but the result was surrender at Yorktown. Cornwallis directed O'Hara, his second in command, to represent the British at the surrender ceremonies. O'Hara later joined Washington and other officers at dinner.

Remember Yorktown - The Obelisk
... General Charles O'Hara was sent by General Washington to present the sword. Major General Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810) was deputized to receive the sword from General O’Hara since Washington refused to receive it from a minor general. This meant revenge for General Lincoln, for the previous year he surrendered at Charleston to an inferior officer ...

Yorktown Battlefield — Surrender Field
The Yorktown Battlefield is maintained by the National Park Service as a Colonial National Historical Park ... On October 19th, Cornwallis’ army marched onto Surrender Field and laid down its arms. However, missing from the surrender formalities was the British Commander, Lord Cornwallis, who claimed he was indisposed. Instead, his deputy, General O'Hara attempted to surrender his sword to General Rochambeau. However, Rochambeau, recognizing a possible attempt to not recognize the American forces in the victory, refused to accept the sword and indicated that it should be given to General Washington. However, Washington, unwilling to accept the sword from a deputy, also refused the sword and indicated that it should be surrendered to his deputy, General Lincoln. Lincoln accepted the surrender sword.

Reenactment: Charles O'Hara Surrenders to George Washington
Second-in-Command Brigadier General Charles O'Hara Surrenders to George Washington.

Reenactment: The Surrender of Yorktown 1781
From the mini series George Washington, 1984.

The World Turned Up-side Down
The vanquished British and German soldiers led by Brigadier General O'Hara marched out from Yorktown to the tune of this old English march titled "The World Turned Upside Down."

King George III's Soldiers: Brigadier General Charles O'Hara
General Charles O'Hara is best remembered in American History as the British Officer who substituted for Lieutenant General Lord Charles Cornwallis at the surrender of the British Army at York­town, Virginia in October 1781.

Charles O'Hara surrenders to Napoleon Bonaparte at Toulon (November 1793)
Print showing Lieut. General O'Hara, Governor of Toulon, Conducted by two Soldiers after he was wounded in the Arm on the Height of Arenes near Toulon 20 Nov. 1793.

General Charles O'Hara portrayed in the movie The Patriot (2000)
Based as the same historical Brigadier General, Charles O'Hara.

James O'Hara - 6th United States Quartermaster General April 1792-May 1796

ingenious businessman, Revolutionary soldier, and Quartermaster General, was one of the staff officers who assisted General Anthony Wayne in winning the first major victory over the enemies of the struggling American republic in the uncertain days following the Revolution.  Source & Link: QM Web - Quartermaster Museum - Quartermaster Foundation - Quartermaster Generals 1775 to Present.

James O'Hara (quartermaster)
James O'Hara (1752[?]–1819) was an American military officer, businessman, and captain of early industry in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

USS James O'Hara (APA-90) Transport Ship (1941-1968)
USS James O'Hara (APA-90) was a Frederick Funston-class attack transport that served with the US Navy during World War II and later in the Korean War. The ship was named after a Continental Army officer who fought in the Revolutionary War and who later became Quartermaster General of the US Army.

USS James O'Hara (APA-90) Transport Ship
Blog: History That Interests Me.

Charles O'Hara Esq. (1715-1776), Member of the Irish House of Commons
as listed in: «Review of the House of Commons», first published in the « Freeman's Journal» (1774), edited
and republished by James Kelly in «Eighteenth-Century Ireland - Iris an dá chultúr», 2004.

The United Irishmen, their lives and times: Charles O'Hara, Henry O'Hara; Thomas O'Hara
Full text of Book digitized by Google from the New York Public Library. Title: The United Irishmen, their lives and times. Author: Madden, R[ichard] R[obert], 1798-1886. First ublished 1842. New York:
The Catholic Publication Scociety of America, 1916. See references to: O'Hara, Charles, Appendix V, page 5; O'Hara, Henry, Appendix XI, page 200; O'Hara, Thomas, Appendix V, page 8-12 & Index, page 297.
See also:
 Madden: The United Irishmen.

The Mexican-American War (Theodore O'Hara)
Discerning History Video: Recitation of O'Hara's Bivouac of the Dead.

Theodore O'Hara's Bivouac of the Dead
Video about O'Hara's Kentucky origins and his Bivouac of the Dead.

Sergeant Daniel O'Hara (1841-1863)
Find A Grave Memorial# 5181300. Sgt. Daniel O'Hara Served With Co.G 40th New York Vol. Inf. During the Civil War Of 1861-65. Birth: Apr. 18, 1841 Queenstown (now Cobh) County Cork, Ireland. Death: Jul. 2, 1863 Gettysburg Adams County Pennsylvania, USA.

Sergeant Miles F. O'Hara (1851-1876)
Find A Grave Memorial# 16210404. Sgt O'Hara enlisted into the US Army on October 30, 1872 at Columbus OH ... At the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Company M was attached to Reno's Battalion. O'Hara was reportedly shot in the chest while on the skirmish line during the Valley Fight. It is believed that he was the first fatality of the Battle of the Litttle Bighorn.

Sergeant Miles F. O'Hara (1851-1876)
Find A Grave Memorial# 12831462. He was killed during the Battle of the Little Big Horn, in the valley fight of Major Reno's column. A report of his death was in the book "Troopers with Custer" by William Slapper: "It was on this line that I saw the first one of my own company comrades fall. This was Sergeant O'Hara. He was killed by a shot through the breast on the skirmish line in the valley fight.".

The O'Haras in the British «Oxford Dictionary of National Biography»
includes Charles O'Hara
(died 1724), first Baron Tyrawley, Charles O'Hara (c. 1740-1802), army officer and colonial governor, James O'Hara (1681/2-1773), second Baron Tyrawley and Baron Kilmaine, Kane O'Hara (1711/12-1782), playwright, and the novelists John Banim [pseud. Abel O'Hara] (1798-1842), and Michael Banim [pseud. Barnes O'Hara] (1796-1874).

The O'Hara Family (alias John & Michael Banim)
The Croppy: A tale of the Irish Rebellion of 1798.

W. H. Maxwell (1792-1850): Life, Works, Criticism, Commentary, Quotations, References, Notes
Maxwell's Works include: O’Hara, or 1798, 2 vols. (London, 1825) and History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798 (London, 1845).

W. H. Maxwell's O’Hara, or 1798
Oxford: Bodleian Library copy.

W. H. Maxwell's O’Hara, or 1798
Cambridge, MA: Harvard Library copy.

Historical maps (1655-1658): The Down Survey of Ireland
Select County, Barony, Parish or the whole Island.

The «Census of Ireland, 1901 & 1911» at the «National Archives of Ireland»
The 1901 census was taken on 31 March 1901. The 1911 census was taken on 2 April 1911.

Ireland's Memorial Records in Flanders Fields Museum
The City of Ypres holds an original copy of Ireland's Memorial Records with some 49,000 names. This search engine opens up the information as it is published in the records. To find O'Haras, search for "Hara"

Convict Records of Australia
This website allows you to search the British Convict transportation register for convicts transported to Australia between 1787-1867. Information available includes name of convict, known aliases, place convicted, port of departure, date of departure, port of arrival, and the source of the data. Browse by Surname, Year of Transportation, Ship Name, or Try A Search, or Add a Convict. 28 convicts are filed under O'Hara (Ohara).

The Century Ireland project
This is an online historical newspaper that tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago. Century Ireland is published on a fortnightly basis, beginning in May 2013, and is the main online portal for the Irish decade of commemorations, 1912-23.

"Historical" messages in the "Messages" database
This page presents messages on historical topics posted at this site

James G. O'Hara
Webmaster at this site and Member of the Irish Association of Professional Historians

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