Portrait photograph of Robert M. O'Reilly, circa 1870

A lengthy and active military career

...l moments during his career as it coincided with several national and international wars and conflicts. O'Reilly's career began in 1862 when he interrupted his medical studies at the University of Pennsylvania to enlist as a medical cadet during the Civil War. A good deal of correspondence in the collection

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...ns of Catholic newspapers and periodicals in the United States.   Parish Histories and Calendars Consists of published parish histories as well as other printed material and ephemera relating to a particular parish. About the Collections The Catholic Historical Research Center collects printed materials, manuscript collections, and audiovisual materials relating

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