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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Joseph C. Murphy

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 47th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 22, from Coloma, he enlisted in Company E, 47th Alabama Infantry at Gordonsville, VA in July 1862. He was in action at Cedar Run, VA on 9 August 1862 and at 2nd Manassas on 30 August.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from the Alabama Archives.1

Birth

c. 1840 in TN

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   State of Alabama, State Archives, and Dr. Edwin C. Bridges, director, and staff, Alabama Department of Archives & History, Published c.2000, first accessed 08 July 2005, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/index.html>, Source page: //civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=145440  [AotW citation 20908]