Return the bodies of these men to their beloved Ireland where they ventured from so many years ago….Treat them with dignity & respect as we all wish to be treated…
Absolutely this injustice must be made right!
if it does not damage the current rail line the men and women (who are probably buried their as well) noting that you buried a female who you stated was probably a washer woman…my guess is that their are more then the 57 labourers identified off the John Stamp…probably women as well and ALL of them should be recognized for this event and excavated and if possible sent back to Ireland to be buried with their families or honored with the same respect you showed to the men and one washer woman (although I am not sure I saw her name anywhere) buried at West Laurel..if it can be done…it should be done.
These men were building a railroad and making America a great nation. We owe them a debt and respect. Their families loved them and should be able to bury them. These men were the backbone of the industrial age. They were not stray dogs to be discarded in a ditch. Please send them back to their homeland. Thank you.
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