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Patrick Murphy
Birth: 1823
Death: Dec. 1, 1896

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was born in Ireland and entered the Union Navy in New York, New York. His citation reads "Served as a boatswain's mate on board the USS Metacomet during action against rebel forts and gunboats and with the ram Tennessee in Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Despite damage to his ship and the loss of several men on board as enemy fire raked her decks, Murphy performed his duties with skill and courage throughout a furious two-hour battle, which resulted in the surrender of the rebel ram Tennessee and in the damaging and destruction of batteries at Fort Morgan." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
Trinity Cemetery
Erie County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section R, Lot 16
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Dec 18, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12718002
Patrick Murphy
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Patrick Murphy
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Patrick Murphy
Added by: Don Morfe
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