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Confederate (CSV)


W. R. Murphy

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From the York District, he enlisted as Private, Company F, 17th South Carolina Infantry on 27 November 1861 in Columbia, SC.

On the Campaign

He was in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was listed as absent without leave from 22 November 1864 to 27 February 1865. He was captured at Farmville, VA on 6 April 1865. He was held at Newport News, VA until he took an oath of allegiance and was released on 25 June 1865.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records, with his presence at Sharpsburg from Colonel McMaster's list for the 17th South Carolina (Confederate States Army Casualty Lists and Narrative Reports, RG 109, NARA), online from fold3.