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Confederate (CSV)


Edward Murphy

(c. 1844 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 16, from New Orleans, he enlisted as Private, Company I, 7th Louisiana Infantry on 7 June 1861 at Camp Moore, LA.

On the Campaign

He was captured on 15 September 1862 at Williamsport, MD.

The rest of the War

He was sent to Aikens' Landing, VA on 2 October and officially exchanged on 10 November 1862. He was in a hospital in Richmond, VA but listed as a deserter from it on 30 December 1862. He transferred to the City Battalion, Richmond, VA, date not given.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records, online from fold3. Thanks to Jem Golden for the pointer to Murphy.


c. 1844 in LA