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MURPHY, CHARLES

murphy charles

Took a rifle and voluntarily fought with his regiment in the ranks; when the regiment was forced back, voluntarily remained on the field caring for the wounded and was there taken prisoner.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant & Quartermaster (highest rank: Colonel) 38th New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1861 Stockport, Greater Manchester County, England

Citation

Took a rifle and voluntarily fought with his regiment in the ranks; when the regiment was forced back, voluntarily remained on the field caring for the wounded and was there taken prisoner.