Full title: Rebellion in Wicklow: General Joseph Holt’s Personal Account of 1798
Creator / Author: Joseph Holt (edited by Peter O’Shaughnessy)
Item Type / Page count: Book / 176p
When Published: 1998
Publisher / Place of Publication: Four Courts Press / Fumbally Court, Fumbally Lane, Dublin 8
About: A first-hand account by a major participant in the 1798 Rebellion. Joseph Holt took the side of the Irish rebels and operated a guerilla campaign based in the Wicklow Mountains. This book was published in the bicentenary year of the Rebellion.
ID number(s): 1851823662
Contents: Foreword — Preface — Calendar of events — Songs — Editor’s Introduction — The Life and Adventures of Joseph Holt, prior to his transportation, annotated — Editor’s Postscript – Appendices:  Some Opinions Regarding Joseph Holt –  Unrest in Wicklow in the Months Before the Rebellion –  The Battle of Ballyellis –  Croppy Biddy Dolan –  Informers’ Reports –  Documents Concerning Holt’s Surrender –  Thomas Hugo –  Holt Witnesses an ‘exemplary’ Flogging in New South Wales – Source References – Maps – Index.
WW Connection #1: Includes references to many locations in West Wicklow that are associated with the actions of Joseph Holt.
Extra #1: Includes map of locations in South Dublin, Wicklow and North Wexford..
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