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Federal (USV)


Cornelius Murphy

(1827 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company A. Age 34 at enlistment in August 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded severely and his leg amputated on 17 September at Antietam. He died at Sharpsburg of his wounds on 22 September.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1. His birth year estimated from his age at enlistment.

Death Date: 09/22/1862    Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD    


1   McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagher's Irish Brigade, Antietam, Maryland; September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2001  [AotW citation 2228]

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