of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
DUNPHY, RICHARD D.
Rank and Organization: Coal Heaver, U.S. Navy. Born: 1840, Ireland. Accredited
To: New York.
On board the flagship U.S.S. Hartford during successful attacks against Fort Morgan,
rebel gunboats and the rebel ram Tennessee, Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. With his ship under
terrific enemy shellfire, Dunphy performed his duties with skill and courage throughout
this fierce engagement which resulted in the capture of the rebel ram Tennessee.
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