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Federal (USV)


John Murphy

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company G.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1. One of two John Murphys in the Compamy. He was 20 years old at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company G, on September 24, 1861. Wounded in action, back, on September 17, 1862. Discharged for wounds on February 14, 1863, at Convalescent Camp, Alexandria, Va.


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 2405]