(1835 - 1863)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enrolled as Sergeant in Company A, 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 12 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action on 20 September 1862 at Shepherdstown Ford.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds on 28 January 1863 at the US Army General Hospital, Philadelphia. He had married Mary Burton and left a son, James Gerald Murphy.
References & notes
1835 in IRELAND
01/28/1863; Philadelphia, PA; burial in Old Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA