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Murray’s 1903 History describes perhaps the most traveled member of the Ninth as follows:

O'SULLIVAN, LIEUT. DANIEL, born in Kenmare, County Kerry, Ireland, June 14, 1836; came to the United States in 1856; resided in Jewett City, Ct, (Griswold), from the time of his arrival until he enlisted in the Ninth, Sept. 13, 1861. He was mustered as first sergeant of Company H, was promoted to be second lieutenant of Company K, Aug. 15, 1862, and was promoted to be first lieutenant shortly after. He resigned, Dec. 2, 1863, and was honorably discharged. Immediately after leaving the service, he was appointed inspector of the bureau of plantations and abandoned lands, with headquarters in New Orleans, La., and later had charge of ocean and river transportation, in the quartermaster's department. He then joined a battalion of engineers and remained with the same until it was mustered out, at Brownsville, Texas, in June, 1866.

During his term with the engineers, he served under Gen. A. J. Smith in Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas. After being mustered out, at Brownsville, he went to Galveston, Texas, where he became clerk in the revenue and quartermaster's departments. He was afterwards sent to Fort Stockton to superintend the construction of military works. Lieut, O'Sullivan went to Kansas, left there in 1869 and went to San Antonio, Texas, where with four others he purchased a four-mule team, hired a Mexican driver, and started on the most perilous trip he had yet undertaken. It was no less than a ride through Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California. The Comanches were out in Texas, the Apaches in New Mexico and Arizona, and the party underwent many hardships. They had to be ever on the alert, for the Indians were on the war path. They got to San Barnadino, Cal., minus the four mules and wagon, but still had their riding horses and arms, but very little money. Lieut. O'Sullivan went to San Francisco and was immediately employed in the Mare Island Navy Yard, where he remained one year.

He then went to Oregon and Washington and then back to Nevada where he did some mining work. He returned to Texas and remained there until 1875, being occupied while there as a U. S. marshal and sheriff. He went to Colorado in 1876 and was employed in the engineering department of the A. T. & S. F. Railroad. Was in Leadville in 1878, went to New Mexico and from there to Arizona again; was in Tombstone in its most turbulent time. From Arizona he again went to California, and was employed by a mining firm to report on mining property in Mexico; lived in Mexico about two years, proceeded to Central America and from there to Chili and Peru. He returned to Arizona and worked for the government in the construction of military posts, for several years, a portion of the time in the Interior Department, and another portion in the Quartermaster's Department. He was at the San Carlos agency when the Apaches broke out.

He became well acquainted with the canons of the Colorado, and served as guide for exploring parties in that region. He made some money from the sale of mining claims, took two voyages to the Sandwich Islands, and made one trip to Sitka, Alaska. He also journeyed to Venezuela and stayed in Caracas several months. He returned to Connecticut, in 1893, after an absence of thirty-two years.

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