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Federal (USV)


Cornelius Murphy

(1827 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company A. Age 34 at enlistment in August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded severely and his leg amputated on 17 September at Antietam. He died at Sharpsburg of his wounds on 22 September.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1. His birth year estimated from his age at enlistment.




09/22/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagher's Irish Brigade, Antietam, Maryland; September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2001  [AotW citation 2228]