MURPHY, JOHN P. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company K, 5th Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Antietam, Md., 17 September 1862.

Entered service at:   Cincinnati, Ohio.

Birth:   Ireland.

Date of issue:   11 September 1866.

Citation:   Capture of flag of 13th Alabama Infantry (C.S.A.).

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)