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Notes on Longford Town & County Longford

The Potsdam Giant   Ten Irishmen are reported to have served in the Potsdam Giants, an elite infantry regiment of some 3,200 tall soldiers that served under Frederick William I (1688–1740), the “Soldier King” of Prussia. Among them was James Kirkland of Ballygar near Ardagh. Kirkland was reputedly 7 feet 1 inches tall according to an […]