of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1832, Ireland. Accredited
to: Massachusetts. G.O. No.: 17, 10 July 1863.
On board the U.S.S. Mississippi during attacks on Forts Jackson and St. Philip and
during the taking of New Orleans, 24-25 April 1862. Taking part in the actions which
resulted in the damaging of the Mississippi and several casualties on it, Brennan showed
skill and courage throughout the entire engagements which resulted in the taking of St.
Philip and Jackson and in the surrender of New Orleans.
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