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Naval officer

Joseph Bullock Coghlan, American naval officer. Served Sacramento special service, 1863-1865.

Background

Coghlan, Joseph Bullock was born on December 9, 1844 in Frankfort, Kentucky, United States. Son of Cornelius and Lavinia (Fouke) Coghlan.

Education

Appointed to the United States Naval Academy from Illinois, 1860, graduated 1863. Promoted ensign, May 28, 1863. Advanced through grades to rear admiral, April 11, 1902.

Membership

Served Sacramento special service, 1863-1865.

Connections

father:
Cornelius Coghlan

mother:
Lavinia (Fouke) Coghlan