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 Daniel J. Murphy

Daniel J. Murphy

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 19 Sep 1870 (aged 26–27)
Jefferson, Marion County, Texas, USA
Burial Jefferson, Marion County, Texas, USA
Plot Section C, Lot 12
Memorial ID 6786175 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company F, 19th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Hatcher’s Run, Virginia on October 27, 1864. His citation reads “Capture of flag of 47th North Carolina Infantry (C.S.A.)”. His Medal was issued on December 1, 1864. He was one of seven 19th Massachusetts Infantry soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Major Edmund Rice, 2nd Lieutenant John G.B. Adams, Color Sergeant Benjamin Falls, Sergeant Benjamin H. Jellison, Corporal Joseph H. DeCastro, and Private John H. Robinson.

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  • Originally Created by: Tom Denardo
  • Added: 18 Sep 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6786175
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Daniel J. Murphy (1843–19 Sep 1870), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6786175, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Jefferson, Marion County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .