Books by John Patrick Jordan Saints and Sinners The Pioneer Irish of Manchester, NH 1835 – 1900 $14.95 Check Your Hat! Vaudeville Years, Palace Theater Manchester, NH 1915 – 1955 $14.95 A Look Back at the Sheridan Guard, Manchester, NH. $2.95 A Look Back at the Sheridan Guard: Soldiers for God and Country It was in August of 1865, on the advice and suggestion of Fr. McDonald, Manchester’s Pioneer Priest, that the Sheridan Guard was founded. One hundred years have passed, yet the memory of R. Mac and those legendary Irish American soldiers live on in our hearts today as we honor them on the 100th anniversary (May 30, 2011) of the dedication of the Sheridan Guard Memorial located in the Old st. Joseph Cemetery in Manchester, NH.