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An image of Minerva Dufficy (Sisters of Providence Archives)
A portrait of Minerva Dufficy (Sisters of Providence Archives)
Major Dufficy was killed on June 20, 1864, during the battle at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia. He was buried at the battlefield, but his body was later retrieved by Isaac Ball, a Terre Haute undertaker.
This weather-worn monument marks where Major John P. Dufficy is laid to rest.
John P. Dufficy is buried in the Catholic part of Woodlawn Cemetery in Terre Haute, Indiana.
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