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 Edward Murphy

Edward Murphy

Birth
County Cork, Ireland
Death 27 Jan 1924 (aged 78–79)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Section 44, Row I, Grave 22
Memorial ID 6240890 · View Source
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Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Served during the Plains Indian Wars as a Private in Company G, 1st United States Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery in an engagement with Apache Indians in the Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona on October 20, 1869. His citation states simply “Gallantry in action”. The date that his Medal was awarded to him was not recorded, and is unknown to history.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 6240890
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Murphy (1845–27 Jan 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6240890, citing Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .