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Capt Patrick J O'Rourke
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Birth: unknown
County Cork, Ireland
Death: Jan. 20, 1885
Lincoln County
Nebraska, USA

Captain O'Rourke was the fifth superintendent of Fort McPherson National Cemetery from August 15, 1877 until his death on January 20, 1885. He was born in County Cork, Ireland and married Mary Hodgson in England. They emigrated to the United States and settled in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He joined the U.S. Army in 1861 and commanded Company E, First Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry. He was cited for gallantry in action during the Battle of Fredericksburg. 
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  Mary O'Rourke (____ - 1888)
Patrick J. O'Rourke Captain Co. E 1 Pa. Res. Inf.
Fort McPherson National Cemetery
Lincoln County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: B, 541
Created by: George Bacon
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3381901
Capt Patrick J O'Rourke
Added by: George Bacon
Capt Patrick J O'Rourke
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Capt Patrick J O'Rourke
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Added by: David G. Stuart
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Name also spelled "Patrick Ignatius O'Rourke"
- P.R.V.C. Historical Society
 Added: Jan. 9, 2010
From the current and 50th superintendent of Fort McPherson to the 5th superintendent. Good job - rest well...
- George Bacon
 Added: Aug. 29, 2008

- G.Photographer
 Added: Jun. 29, 2007

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