James Ferguson

Pieces of James Ferguson's broken headstone

James Ferguson was in the U. S. Navy all of his professional career which began in the early 1800s and lasted through the 1860s. He served in the War of…

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Col. John Kidd Murphy

Col. John Kidd Murphy in military uniform

John Kidd Murphy was born in Philadelphia, and holds the distinction of serving his country in both the War of 1812 and the Civil War. He joined the War of…

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African American Sailors

African American Sailors monument at Mount Moriah Cemetery

In honor of Black History Month, we’d like to recognize these African American sailors buried at Mount Moriah Cemetery. Finding biographical information on these sailors has proved tough. If you’re…

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