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Henry Murphy

Before the war

He was born in 1843/44 (4 (18 in 1862)). He was born to [unknown] and Sarah [unknown family name] (7).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private on 12 January 1862, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 4). He was a private in company B (1, 7-8).

He was wounded on 13 December 1862 at Fredericksburg, Virginia (1, 4).

On 17 February 1863, he was discharged on surgeon's certificate of disability (1 [Apr 63], 2, 4 [Apr 63]). He was a private, in company E (7-8).

After the war

On 3 August 1865, he successfully applied for a pension (5, 6).

On 15 March 1884, his mother, Sarah Murphy, unsuccessfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (5, 6).

Sources

1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (Henry Murphy)

2 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 11 March 1863 (Henry Murphy)

3 company B, descriptive roll, entry 30 (Henry Murphy) (no information)

4 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 31 May 2004 (Henry Murphy)

5 pension index, by regiment (Henry Murphy)

6 pension index, by name (Henry Murphy)

7 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Henry Murphy)

8 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Henry Murphey)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

Pennsylvania, veterans burial cards, 1777-1999
Ancestry index (accessed 1 February 2015)
records of headstones of deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 1 February 2015)
headstone applications for US military veterans, 1925-1949
FamilySearch index (none died by 1884) (accessed 1 February 2015)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 1 February 2015, from Fold3]


Murphy Henry
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 3 February 2015]

Murphey, Henry
Co B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Murphy, Henry

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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