FN1 Ch46 The name was taken from Fianna, or armed force, which had defended Ireland in the early part of its history. (Llewellyn Woodward, The Age of Reform: 1815-1870 (1938)(Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2nd ed., 1962), fn p. 359.
FN2 Ch46 James M. Cameron, "Fenian Times in Nova Scotia (1866)," NSHS, #37, p. 103.
FN3 Ch46 Cameron, p. 104. "The rumours having abated and the whole incident being seen in its proper perspective in the military sense, some anti-confederates scoffed at the defunct threat as spurious trumpery to promote confederation." (Cameron, p. 123.)
FN4 Ch46 Cameron, p. 106 & p. 111.