Captain Timothy Deasy
Patriot - Irish American
Robert J. Bateman, Lt. Col., 88th Brigade, Deputy Commander, New York Guard -
Army Division, New York, NY.
Bateman, a native of Lawrence and a 1963 graduate of Lawrence High School
and is a great -grand nephew of Captain Deasy, will discuss the amazing life
of Captain Deasy, who fought for his beliefs on the battlefields of three nations.
Mr. Bateman will look at the important role played by Irish/American Civil War
veterans in the Irish Revolutionary/Republican (Fenian) Brotherhood and it's
fight for Irish freedom and independence.
Bateman received a bachelor's degree from Villanova University and did
advanced graduate work in Irish studies at Harvard University. In addition to
15 years of service with the United States Departmrnt of the Treasury, he has
also worked in the financial services industry.
Sunday, March 20, 2011 2 PM
Lawrence Heritage State Park Visitor's Center
1 Jackson Street, Lawrence, MA