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MICHAEL SULLIVAN

St. Patrick Cemetery
Jackson County, Iowa
Uploaded 7/26/2004 by
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Dubuque Herald, Dubuque, Iowa, March 16, 1865

DEATH OF A SOLDIER-

The remains of Sergeant Michael Sullivan were brought to Garry Owen and buried from the church there on the 4th inst. He was a son of Daniel Sullivan, Esq., of that place and enlisted at Galena on the 11th of August, 1862 in the 96th Illinois Infantry Regiment. He was wounded at the Battle of Nashville on the 16th of December and died on a hospital boat on the 16th of January while being taken north. His brother went after his remains and brought them home and they were interred as above stated. At the time of his death he was 22 years of age and had been in twelve battles before the one in which he was mortally wounded. He was brave, generous and kind, a good soldier, a dutiful son and a favorite among all who knew him, and his early death is sincerely lamented among all who knew him.

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Posted on Feb-2-2010 by STEVE HANKEN
96th Illinois Infantry, died from wounds suffered at the battle of Nashville. Tennesse January 10, 1865

Posted on Apr-11-2011 by KELLI BARRETT
This is my great-grandmother's brother. Have been researching this family for years. Thanks to the people who posted the picture and news article. You are appreciated. Would love to find out more about his parents Daniel Sullivan and Mary O'Leary.

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