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Edward F. Murphy
Birth: Jul. 16, 1850, Ireland
Death: Apr. 20, 1908
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in Company, D, 5th Cavalry, US Army. During a patrol at Milk River, Colorado, September 29, 1879, D Company of the 5th Cavalry was suddenly attacked by a group of Ute warriors. While taking position to defend themselves, Corporal Murphy exposed himself to hostile fire in order to provide covering fire for his fellow troopers. For Gallantry in action, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on April 23, 1880. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Old Cathedral Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section H, Range 9, Lot 43
 
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Record added: Dec 19, 2000
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Edward F. Murphy
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Edward F. Murphy
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