Murphy, John

Rank: Private

Unit: E Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: November 27, 1848 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He was 21.

Hometown: Cork, Ireland

Occupation prior to enlistment: Laborer

Campaign: Plains Indian War (pre Civil War)

Died: 24 August 1849

Location of fatality: Fort Leavenworth, Kansas Territory,