Synopses & Reviews
This is the true story of U. S. Army deserters, the majority of them Irish immigrants, who switched sides during the Mexican War. Fed up with the harsh treatment that they received from the xenophobic and anti-Catholic officer corps, they crossed the lines the fight for Mexico. Led by John Riley, a charismatic Galwayman, the St. Patrick's Battalion earned an honored place in Mexican history while creating a controversial legacy for the United States.
The true story of the U.S. Army deserters --- the majority of them Irish immigrants --- who fought valiantly as a Mexican Army unit during the Mexican War of 1846
The Rogue's March tells controversial true story of the US Army deserters--the majority of them Irish immigrants--who fought valiantly as a Mexican Army unit during the Mexican War of 1846. It takes a close look at the organized prejudice against Irish Catholic and German immigrants.