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Capt Patrick J O'Rourke

Capt Patrick J O'Rourke

Birth
County Cork, Ireland
Death 20 Jan 1885
Lincoln County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Maxwell, Lincoln County, Nebraska, USA
Plot B, 541
Memorial ID 3381901 · View Source
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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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Patrick J. O'Rourke Captain Co. E 1 Pa. Res. Inf.


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  • Created by: George Bacon
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3381901
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Patrick J O'Rourke (unknown–20 Jan 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3381901, citing Fort McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell, Lincoln County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by George Bacon (contributor 46523227) .