John P. Whalen interview

Interviewee

John P. Whalen

Interviewer

Patrick Cook

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Description

In this interview, John Paul Whalen of Bridger recalls his family history and their trials during the Civil War, as well as how the family moved west, and the perils they faced. He speaks to how he arrived in Montana and his experiences with the Army, as well as his brothers' duties, which included participating in Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge.

Type

Oral History

Original Date

4-4-2011

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

The Gathering: Collected Oral Histories of the Irish in Montana OH-435, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Non-exclusive copyright to this collection including individual interviews is held by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH435_065

Media Type

Sound

Digital Format

audio/mp3

Run Time

118 minutes

Local Filename

oh435_065.mp3

John P. Whalen interview
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