of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 1835, Ireland. Accredited
To: New York. G.O. No.: 11, 3 April 1863.
Served on board the U.S.S. Louisville during various actions of that vessel. During the
engagements of the Louisville, Sullivan served as first captain of a 9-inch gun and
throughout his period of service was "especially commended for his attention to duty,
bravery, and coolness in action."
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