Jeremiah Sullivan, Civil War Soldier


Jeremiah Sullivan
Born in Ireland_Son of Patrick Sullivan_By occupation a Tanner_Single_At the age of 21 years on Jan’y 26, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 12th Reg. Connecticut Vol. Infantry. Mustered same date and assigned to Company “E”._Rank Private, with no subsequent changes.
Took part in the engagement of George’s Landing, La., campaign of the {Teche} and siege of Ft. Hudson. After a service of two (2) years he reenlisted in same Reg. and rec’d the prescribed furlough of 30 days. Rejoined Reg. in Louisianna on expiration of furlough. Took part in the several duties of his Reg. while in theDepartment of the Gulf. Transferred to the Shenandoah, he participated in the battles of Fisher’s Hill, Winchester & Ceder Creek during the campaign under Sheriden. Contracted no illness and rec’d no wounds while in this service. In June and July 1865 was on detached duty at Brigade {Hdqe’s}. After Lee’s surrender with his Reg. he went to Savannah, Ga., where did duty till discharge.
Discharged Aug. 26, 1865, by Gen. Orders, War Department.
Subsequently he returned to Chicopee.


ca. 1861-1865


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