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Federal (USV)


Peter Murphy

(c. 1836 - ?)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Dover, he enlisted at age 25 in Company D, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 8 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was severely wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 5 February 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1.


c. 1836 in IRELAND


1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster pp. 131 - 148  [AotW citation 13438]