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Murphy, William E.


Age: 28, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, CPL, Co. A, 2nd VT INF, pow 6/21/61, Richmond, prld 1/3/62, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, m/o 6/29/64

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Birth: 09/06/1833, Bennington, VT
Death: 04/01/1904

Burial: Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 95719756


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/12/1869; widow Electa M., 4/26/1904, 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


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Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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William E. Murphy

Bennington Banner
Monday, April 4, 1904


Funeral of the Late Deacon Murphy Sunday Afternoon.

The funeral of the late William E. Murphy was held from his residence Sunday afternoon with a large attendance. There were representatives from the Masonic fraternity, the W.R.C., and both posts.

All the organizations with which Mr. Murphy was connected sent floral tributes, and there were a number from friends.

Rev. Geo. Mills conducted the services which consisted of reading selections of scripture, and prayer.

The remains were escorted to the grave in the village cemetery by the post, and S. of V. There were no G.A.R. services at the grave. The bearers were J.A. N. Williams, Wm. H. Sears, A.M. Downs, Payson Hathaway, Charles Dunn and N.M. Puffer.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau