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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


John P Murphy

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Organization: Company K, 5th Ohio Infantry

Entered Service: Cincinnati, Ohio.

Birth: Ireland.

Date Medal Issued: 11 September 1866.

Date of Action: 17 September 1862.

Place of Action: Antietam, Md.


Capture of flag of 13th Alabama Infantry (C.S.A.).

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The flag itself is now at the Alabama State Archives


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