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Richard Murphy, Civil War Soldier

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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.

Date

ca. 1861-1865

Rights

Public Domain

Files

SR-422.1.jpg

Citation

“Richard Murphy, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed August 31, 2016, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2447.