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0787: Myers Family Collection
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
John Murphy, whose descendants married into Myers family, ca. 1910-1920, b&w. Back reads: Pada Murphy John Murphy JMary Coffee Murphy Jameson father (Jameson Murphy married into Myers family) 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 United Daughters of the Confederacy Confederate States of America 26th Battalion Virginia Infantry Confederate States Army Civil War, 1861-1865
People: Murphy, John Murphy, Mary Coffee Murphy, Jameson
"John Murphy, ca. 1910-1920" (1915). 0787: Myers Family Collection. 81.