PRIVATE OWEN MURPHY

Unknown DOB – August 20, 1862 (Alexandria City, VA)
Married to Maria Dart Murphy (?-?)
Sons Edward M. (?-?) and George E. (?-1861)
Enlisted June 22, 1861
Mustered in July 22, 1861
Unit: 5th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company E

Wounded August 9, 1862 at Cedar Mountain, VA and died of tetanus from those wounds on 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, Union Avenue, Norwalk, CT; Avenue F. Photo from findagrave.com.


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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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