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John P Murphy

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Organization:    Company K, 5th Ohio Infantry
Entered Service:   Cincinnati, Ohio.
Birth:   Ireland.
Date Medal Issued:   11 September 1866.

Date of Action:   17 September 1862.
Place of Action:   Antietam, Md.

Capture of flag of 13th Alabama Infantry (C.S.A.).
(more about this award below)
US Army Medal of Honor, 1865
More about this award:   The flag itself is now at the Alabama State Archives

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