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Murphy, Thomas

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 1/3/65, m/i 1/10/65, PVT, Co. M, Frontier Cavalry (aka 26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1831, Ireland
Death: 03/27/1926

Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 51416858

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/21/1891, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's Note: After the Saint Albans Raid on October 19, 1864, Vermont raised two companies of cavalry to help guard the Canadian border; there were known as Frontier Cavalry, Companies F and M, but technically they were part of the 26th New York Cavalry.


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BURIAL:

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St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Obituary

Thomas Murphy

Thomas Murphy, 95 years of age, died at his home at 53 North street early Saturday. Mr. Murphy was born in Ireland 95 yars ago this month, but has lived in Burlington since he came to this country many years ago.

He is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at nine o'clock this morning at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Interment was in St. Joseph's cemetery.

Source: Burlington Daily News March 29, 1926.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.