John Murkland(1835 - 1862)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 26, machinist from Fitchburg. He was in Company B.
The remainder of the War:
Commissioned Captain 18 September 1862. Killed at Gettysburg 3 July 1863 in command of Company G.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. His photograph from one in the MOLLUS Massachusetts Collection2.
|Birth State: SCOTLAND |
Death Date: 07/03/1862 Death Place: Gettysburg, PA Burial Place: Lowell, MA
1 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 145 - 154 [AotW citation 5627]
2 US Army, Military History Institute (USAMHI), Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS)-Massachusetts Photograph Collection, Published 2009, <http://cdm16635.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/search/collection/p16635coll12/>, Source page: pg. 4928 [AotW citation 6940]
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