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 Edward F. Murphy

Edward F. Murphy

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 20 Apr 1908 (aged 57)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section H, Range 9, Lot 43
Memorial ID 19068 · View Source
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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


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 19 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19068
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward F. Murphy (16 Jul 1850–20 Apr 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19068, citing Old Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .