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1922 (28 June) Proclamation of Civil War by Oglaigh na héireann (Anti Treaty Forces) issued by Liam

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1922 (28 June) Proclamation of Civil War by Oglaigh na héireann (Anti Treaty Forces) issued by Liam

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Auction Date:2011 Sep 24 @ 12:00 (UTC+1)
Location:The Freemasons Hall - 17 Molesworth Street, Dublin, Dublin, ., Ireland
1922 (28 June) Proclamation of Civil War by Oglaigh na héireann (Anti Treaty Forces) issued by Liam Mellows, Rory O'Connor, Eamon O'Maille, Liam Lynch etc.
letterpress
25 by 19cm., 10 by 7.5in.

Proclamation issued by the Anti Treaty Forces on the day that the Civil War began. "Fellow citizens of the Irish Republic. The fateful hour has come. At the dictation of our hereditary enemy our rightful cause is being treacherously assaulted by recreant Irishmen". Printed signatories include no less than 12 "Generals" of the IRA, seven of whom lost their lives over the course of the Civil War.