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Federal (USV)


Thomas Murphy

(c. 1827 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 33rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

A 34 year old shoemaker he enlisted at Waterloo as Private, Company C, 33rd New York Infantry on 30 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He died of disease at Clear Spring, MD on 2 November 1862.

After the War

He was initially buried in Hagerstown and was reinterred at the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from New York.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1827 in IRELAND


11/02/1862; Clear Spring, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3965]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1900, Ser. No. 22, pg. 99  [AotW citation 25079]