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Civil War Marine Honored At Fairmont Memorial Park

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Dozens took time Memorial Day Weekend to honor a veteran who served as a marine during the civil war and is buried at Fairmont Memorial Park. In a cemetery full of headstones the plainly marked grave of George W. Murphy was barely noticeable.

A group of veterans took it upon themselves to change that and build Murphy a new tombstone. With a ceremony and the new headstone, people hope others will notice George Murphy's grave and recognize his service.


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