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MURPHY, JAMES

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A piece of artillery having been silenced by the enemy, this soldier voluntarily assisted in working the piece, conducting himself throughout the engagement in a gallant and fearless manner.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Sergeant) Company L, 1st Connecticut Artillery

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1865 Canada

Citation

A piece of artillery having been silenced by the enemy, this soldier voluntarily assisted in working the piece, conducting himself throughout the engagement in a gallant and fearless manner.