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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1867

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

Eugene P. Murphy

(Ap'd at Large)


Born Jan. 28, 1845, Albany, NY.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1863, to June 17, 1867, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, June 17, 1867.

Served: on leave of absence, June 17, 1867, to Jan. 1, 1868; on frontier duty at Ft. Steilacoom, Wash., Jan. 6 to Apr., 1868. — Ft. Tongas, Alas., Apr., 1868, to Aug., 1870, — and Ft. Riley, Kan., to June, 1871;

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Jan. 1, 1871)

in garrison at the Presidio, San Francisco, Cal., June to Sep., 1871, — and Alcatraz Island, Cal., Oct., 1871, to Jan., 1872; and on leave of absence, to Apr. 1, 1872.

Resigned, Apr. 1, 1872.

Civil History. — Broker, San Francisco, Cal., since 1873. President of San Francisco, Cal., Gas Company, 1881‑83.

Vol. IV
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Unknown.

Vol. V
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — In San Francisco branch of Murphy, Grant & Co., 1872‑77. — Charter member of San Francisco Stock and Bond Exchange to 1893. — In real estate and insurance business till his death.

Died March June 12, 1908, at San Francisco, Cal.: Aged 63.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1909, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Murphy's birth data are from his AOG obituary.

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