Among the gallant fellows in Meagher
's Irish Zouaves, is an ex-member of the “Pope
's Irish brigade,” who distinguished himself in the army of the Pontiff during the late difficulties in Italy
He goes out as Sergeant
to join the Sixty-ninth Regiment.
His name is John Gleeson
, a six feet five Irishman, with all the bearing of a soldier.
lie was presented with a gold medal by Lamoriciere on the 5th of last October, for his brave services at the battle of Ancona
, and was promoted from the rank of Sergeant
to that of Lieutenant
This latter distinction was accorded to him for taking Monte Moratta while in charge of a company of skirmishers.
He is a gallant son of Tipperary
, and was wounded three times in action.--N. Y. Herald, May 23