Richard Dunphy
Richard Dunphy
Richard Downey Dunphy (1841-1904) was a native of Kilkenny, Ireland. He was a coal heaver aboard the USS Hartford at the Battle of Mobile Bay on 5 August 1864. Both of his arms were amputated as a result of gunshot wounds suffered during the battle. He was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his courage. After the Civil War he worked at Mare Island Navy Yard. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.


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Mailing Address
Genealogy Society of Vallejo-Benicia
c/o: Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum
734 Marin Street
Vallejo, CA 94590
Telephone
(707) 334-0675
Email
General Inquiry: Web-Manager@gsvb.org
Officers
President: John Watson
Vice President: Pat Innes
Treasurer: Toni Rehmus
Secretary: Cheryl Watson
 
Committees
Librarian / Researcher: John Watson
Public Relations: Ruth Anne Goos Halligan
 
Board Members
Newsletter Editor: Christine Dunn
Publicity: Jeff Solomon
Membership Chairperson: Mary Ellsworth
Librarian / Researcher: John Watson
Fundraising Chairperson: Vacant
Facebook Manager: Ruth Anne Goos Halligan
Mistress of the Web: Carol-Anne Tucker-Watt
Mistress of the Web: Ruth Anne Goos Halligan
 
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