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Richard D. Dunphy
Birth: 1842, Ireland
Death: Aug. 5, 1904
California, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. He served in the U.S. Navy as a Coal Heaver. His citation reads: "On board the flagship U.S.S. Hartford during successful attacks against Fort Morgan, rebel gunboats and the rebel ram Tennessee, Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. With his ship under terrific enemy shellfire, Dunphy performed his duties with skill and courage throughout this fierce engagement which resulted in the capture of the rebel ram Tennessee." (Note: Two years of birth are listed for Dunphy. His Medal of Honor citation reads "1840"; his headstone reads "1842". The latter date is used in this biography). (bio by: Lawrence Hildebrand) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Catherine M. Cooper Dunphy (1845 - 1909)*
 
 Children:
  James W. Dunphy (1868 - 1941)*
  Henry David Dunphy (1871 - 1945)*
  George Patrick Dunphy (1873 - 1943)*
  Thomas Francis Dunphy (1875 - 1905)*
  Mary E. Dunphy (1876 - 1951)*
  Bernard Stephen Dunphy (1879 - 1918)*
  Theresa Catherine Dunphy Morlock (1880 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Vincents Cemetery
Vallejo
Solano County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Lawrence Hildebrand
Record added: Jun 05, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11091486
Richard D. Dunphy
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Richard D. Dunphy
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Richard D. Dunphy
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