Photo #: NH 79921
Hugh Molloy, Ordinary Seaman, USN
Post-Civil War photograph, published in "Deeds of Valor", Volume II, page 63, by the Perrien-Keydel Company, Detroit, 1907.
Ordinary Seaman Molloy was awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism in serving a gun from an exposed position on the forecastle of USS Fort Hindman during an engagement with an enemy battery near Harrisonburg, Louisiana, on 2 March 1864.
Note: The birth date given on this image differs from that published in the book "Medal of Honor -- The Navy", which gives Molloy's date of birth as 1832.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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22 November 1999