James Murphy(c. 1838 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 23 years. Enlisted May 4, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as Private, Company I, same date, to serve two years.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. The History2 has him as Murphy of the 9th NYSM, in Section 25, Lot B, Grave 215 at Antietam National Cemetery.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 18 (for the year 1899), pp. 718 - 741 [AotW citation 12736]
2 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869, pg. 105 [AotW citation 12771]
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