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Richard Murphy, Civil War Soldier

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Title

Richard Murphy, Civil War Soldier

Subject

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Description

Richard Murphy
Born in Ireland_Son of Richard Murphy_Unmarried_At the age of 16, on 28 March, {1863}, enlisted for one (1) year in the U.S Navy as Landsman_{Occupation} at date of Enlsited a {Board-Treer}
Was first on duty on receiving ship “North Carolina”, stationed at New York. After two weeks’ duty on this vessel was drafted on board sloop of war Brookly, and on her served till expiration of term of service, taking part in the attacks on defences of Mobile and Wilmington.
Discharged on 28th November 1863.

Source

Soldier's Record, Town of Chicopee

Date

ca. 1861-1865

Rights

Public Domain

Type

Text

Identifier

SR-422.1

Coverage

Chicopee (Mass.)

Files

SR-422.1.jpg

Citation

“Richard Murphy, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed December 2, 2016, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2447.