PRIVATE OWEN MURPHY

Unknown DOB – August 20, 1862 (Alexandria City, VA); unknown age
Married to Maria Dart Murphy.
Sons Edward and George.
Company E, 5th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers.
Enlisted June 22, 1861.
Wounded August 9, 1862 at Cedar Mountain, VA.
Died August 20, 1862 in Alexandria City, VA.

From findagrave.com

Enlisted from Norwalk, June 22, 1861. Died of tetanus, perhaps from wounds, following the Battle of Cedar Mountain. Age approximately 28 per census records. Husband of Maria Dart Murphy, father of Edward M. and George Everett.

Buried in Norwalk Union Cemetery, Norwalk, CT; Avenue F

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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