The Garden of Martyrs
Michael C. White
again and always……
The public attention in this vicinity has lately been much excited in the consequence of the great variety of contradictory reports which have ……
Mr. Marcus Lyon, a young man of peculiar respectability, about twenty-three years of age … was attacked by two merciless ruffians and murdered……
The present week has been a very interesting one, as the Supreme Court [heard the case of] those unhappy murderers Halligan and Daley, two Ir……
O what sad, what awful sight!
To see the two on the scaffold stand,
And just about to take their flight,
To unknown worlds by law’s command.
ST. AUGUSTINE’S CEMETERY
SOUTH BOSTON, 1821
Father Matignon’s tomb lay facing the small chapel’s front door. The red brick of the recently completed G……
While this is a work of fiction, the actual incident upon which it is based is real, as are most of the main characters—Father Cheverus, Dominic Daley……
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