Officers of the 88th Regiment (Roger Fenton, 1855)
The 88th Regiment of Foot (Connaught Rangers) (‘the Devil’s Own’) was an Irish Regiment of the British Army, one of eight Irish regiments raised and garrisoned in Ireland. It saw extensive service in the Peninsular War, Crimean War and Indian Mutiny.
Cannon at Eyre Square, Galway
In the Crimean War their service was recognised by the presentation to the city of Galway (Ireland) of a pair of guns in memoriam, which until recently remained on prominent display on the city's main square, and now are displayed outside City Hall.
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