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Federal (USV)

Private

James Murphy

(c. 1827 - 1864)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 35, he enlisted in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company D, 69th New York Infantry on 15 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD and was discharged for disability on 28 November 1862 at the US Army General Hospital, Baltimore, MD.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster.1 Wound and hospital details from Nelson.2

Birth

c. 1827

Death

12/28/1864

Notes

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, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 28, pg. 255  [AotW citation 18171]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 332  [AotW citation 18172]