MURPHY, Morgan

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born at Ficonne, Ireland. Civil War: Age 38. Married. Shoemaker. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 30 Nov 1861 at Beloit, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Private. Died of wounds in hospital at Cairo, Illinois, 7 Sep 1863, after having been shot, accidentally, by a military policeman. Buried in National Cemetery at Mound City, Illinois; section A, grave 483. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p102) (Buslett p538) (WHS red book) (Meeker)