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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.
The Gathering: Collected Oral Histories of the Irish in Montana OH-435, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
Whalen, John P., "John P. Whalen interview" (2011). The Gathering: Collected Oral Histories of the Irish in Montana. OH435_065.