Table of Contents

A Boyhood in Ireland and Passage to America

Hometown Alexandria, VA

Pete the Rebel

The Peninsula Campaign

Blood and Water

Doyle is Discharged


The Doyles in Washington

Clang, Clang, Clang...

Poet's Muse

Loving Comrades

"Dear Pete,": The Correspondence


Walt Defends Big Brother

Working on the Railroad

Nursing Walt

By the Banks of the Delaware

Comrade Meets Disciple

A Philadelphia Home for Pete

A Hail Fellow Well Met

The Old Man's Decline

The Publication of "The Pete Letters"

Pete's Last Years