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Hugh Molloy
Birth: Sep. 25, 1841
County Wexford, Ireland
Death: Mar. 8, 1922
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Seaman in the Union Navy. His citation reads "Served on board the USS Hindman during the engagement near Harrisonbnurg, LA, 2 March 1864. Following a shellburst which mortally wounded the first sponger, who dropped the sponge out of the forecastle port, Molloy jumped out of the port to the forecastle, recovered the sponge and sponged and loaded the gun for the remainder of the action from his exposed position, despite the extreme danger to his person from the raking fire of enemy musketry." The GPS coordinates are N42.02629 W87.67723 (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Evanston
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section M, Block 41, Lot 4
GPS (lat/lon): 42.0263, -87.67719
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Jul 18, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9118362
Hugh Molloy
Added by: Gary Urbanowicz
 
Hugh Molloy
Added by: Don Morfe
 
Hugh Molloy
Added by: Don Morfe
 
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Thank you, Sailor for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Mar. 8, 2017
Honoring your heroism and service for the preservation of the Union
- Wagon Master
 Added: Feb. 24, 2017
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- Ceme-Terry Photographer
 Added: Sep. 20, 2015
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