TITLE

A Billy Yank Turned Governor

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Civil War Times;Feb2007, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on war veteran Franklin Murphy, who fought the Civil War 1861-1865 in the U.S. Murphy was born in Jersey City, New Jersey in 1846. When the Civil War outbroke, he was enlisted in the newly formed 13th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry. During the war, Murphy and his comrades were ordered to relieve troops commanded by Major General Fitz John Porter. He fought the Battle of Fredericksburg, in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
ACCESSION #
23687664

 

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