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CMOHS.org - Quartermaster REGAN, JEREMIAH, U.S. Navy

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REGAN, JEREMIAH

Rank: Quartermaster
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 1832 Boston, Mass.
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 11
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Accredited To: Massachusetts
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REGAN, JEREMIAH Photo
 
Citation

As captain of No. 2 gun on board the U.S.S. Galena in the attack upon Drewy's Bluff, 15 May 1862. With his ship severely damaged by the enemy's shellfire and several men killed and wounded Regan, continued to man his gun throughout the engagement despite the concentration of fire directed against men at their guns by enemy sharpshooters in rifle pits along the banks.