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Gilbert Harrison Purdy
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1828
Poughkeepsie
Dutchess County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 1912
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA

Gilbert Harrison Purdy served in the navy before the Civil War, left the service only to fight in the artillery at the Civil War battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. He rejoined the navy in time to be manning the guns of the Kearsarge against the Confederate cruiser Alabama. He again left the service, only to return to serve aboard Olympia at the Battle of Manila Bay.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Maria C. Draper Purdy (1844 - 1898)
 
Inscription:
Veteran of Three Wars
In U.S. Service 58 Years
 
Burial:
Greenwood Memorial Park
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Plot: Palm Terrace, Lot 160, Gravespace 4
 
Created by: Red
Record added: Nov 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80331328
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- Red
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