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Federal (USV)


William Murphy

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company K.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 20, a wool sorter from Blackstone on enlistment in July 1861. Missing in action at Nelson's Farm, VA on 30 June 1862. Discharged for wounds 12 December 1862.


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 200 - 203  [AotW citation 5966]