Capt John Murray

Capt John Murray

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 13 Dec 1862 (aged 36–37)
USA
Burial New Castle, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 7367605 · View Source
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Born in the city of New York
He served in the Mexican War in 1847, on recommendation of Lt. Col Belton.
Recieved a certificate of Merit from President Fillmore
Commissioned Capt of Co D 5th NH Regiment
Volunteered Oct 12 1861
He fell early in the Battle of Fredricksburg while leading a gallant band of the defenders of the country
A kind father and husband, a patriotic citizen, a brave and faithful soldier and officer.
His last words were:
That flag never has and never shall be disgraced"
taken directly from his headstone


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  • Created by: Cynthia Kaley
  • Added: 19 Apr 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7367605
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt John Murray (1825–13 Dec 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7367605, citing Riverside Cemetery, New Castle, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Cynthia Kaley (contributor 46629108) .