James B. Murphy(? - 1862)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 18, a trunk maker in Boston when he enlisted in July 1862. He was in Company E.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Died of wounds and buried in Frederick, MD. Reinterred to the National Cemetery before 1867.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service details from Soldiers2.
Death Date: 10/26/1862 Death Place: Frederick, MD Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3964]
2 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 33 [AotW citation 6759]
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