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CMOHS.org - Cabin Boy BRENNAN, CHRISTOPHER, U.S. Navy

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BRENNAN, CHRISTOPHER

Rank: Cabin Boy
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 1832, Ireland
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 17
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Accredited To: Massachusetts
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Citation

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.