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KHQ SPECIAL REPORT: Honoring A Spokane Civil War Marine

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To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Eastern Washington Genealogical Society set out on a project to create a database of all the Civil War veterans from Spokane. To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Eastern Washington Genealogical Society set out on a project to create a database of all the Civil War veterans from Spokane.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

George Murphy may have lost his life a century ago, but now three strangers are coming together to make sure how he lived it and the sacrifices he made for our country will never be forgotten.

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Eastern Washington Genealogical Society set out on a project to create a database of all the Civil War veterans from Spokane.

As it turns out, that project led to another; one that would unite a genealogist, a veteran and a businessman to honor the man who may be gone, but is not forgotten.

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