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0787: Myers Family Collection
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
John Murphy's military headstone in Catholic Cemetery, Ronceverte, W.Va., col. Murphy is wearing a UDC Cross of Honor, signifying that he was a Confederate Veteran. He was born in Cork County, Ireland, and came to Monroe County, Va. (now W.Va.,) in 1854. Soldier in 26th Battalion Virginia Infantry, CSA. He was captured at Winchester and POW at Pt. Lookout, Md. Postwar resident of Monroe County. He died June 8, 1925 at age 89 and buried in the Catholic Cemetery at Ronceverte, W.Va. in his Confederate uniform.
Subject Terms: Myers Family Confederate States of America Ronceverte, W.Va. 26th Battalion Virginia Infantry Confederate States Army Civil War, 1861-1865 Confederate States of America Cemeteries
People: Murphy, John
"John Murphy's military headstone in Catholic Cemetery, Ronceverte, W.Va" (1979). 0787: Myers Family Collection. 115.