“They were the first to proclaim for freedom in these United States. Even before Lexington the Scotch-Irish blood had been shed for American Freedom – Pres. Wm. McKinley” in 1893. According to William Marshall’s book Ulster Sails West, the battle McKinley is referring to was on the Alamace river in North Carolina in 1771. McCormick (J2024) asserts that the hunter on the right is Davy Crockett, born 1786, who died in the Battle of the Alamo in the Texas Revolution. Hillview Avenue, Ballymoney.
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