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Timothy Murphy

 
 
Timothy Murphy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
1. Timothy Murphy Marker














Inscription.
This monument is erected by the
Ancient Order of Hibernians
of Saratoga County
to the memory of
Timothy Murphy

Celebrated marksman of Colonel Morgan’s Rifle Corps whose unerring aim turned the tide of battle by the death of the British General Frazer on October 7, 1777. Thereby adding to the world’s history one of its decisive battles.

In this monument is commemorated heroic deeds of hundreds of other soldiers of Irish blood who laid down their lives on this bloody field that the United States might be triumphant.

Plot 200 feet square purchased by the A.O.H. September 20, 1913.

Committee
Rev. P.J. Donnelly, Pres.
D.J. Falvey, Vice Pres.         W.J. Burke, Treas.

< Lower Marker >
Rededicated
July 4, 1976
Ancient Order of Hiberians
and
Ladies Auxiliary

 
Erected by Ancient Order of Hibernians of Saratoga County.
 
Location. 42° 59.929′ N, 73° 38.815′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Park Tour Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in Saratoga National Historical Park, along the auto tour road between stops 4 and 5. Marker is in this post office area: Stillwater NY 12170, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Timothy Murphy upper marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, June 30, 2010
2. Timothy Murphy upper marker
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rockefeller Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Saratoga 1777 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Saratoga 1777 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); New York and Massachusetts Forces (about 800 feet away); The Battle Begins at Barber’s Wheat Field (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Fraser Was Struck (approx. 0.2 miles away); Colonel Joseph Cilly (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brig. Gen. Abraham Ten Broeck (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stillwater.
 
Also see . . .
1. Saratoga National Historical Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on March 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Battle of Bemis Heights, (Second Saratoga), 7 October 1777. History of War website. (Submitted on March 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Timothy Murphy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
3. Timothy Murphy Marker
Timothy Murphy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, June 30, 2010
4. Timothy Murphy Marker
Timothy Murphy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Curran, circa October 2010
5. Timothy Murphy Marker
Saratoga Hibernians place a wreath at the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,029 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on July 1, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   3. submitted on March 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on July 1, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   5. submitted on June 15, 2011, by Stephen Curran of Round Lake, New York.
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