Statistics for occurrence #1 of “private John Murphy” in chapter 21 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10.:
...ans, doing execution.
Corporal Hazlep was shot in the shoulder by an Indian he was riding on to. Colonel McPhail thrust his sabre through the Indian.
It was here that a stroke of lightning killed private John Murphy , of Company B, and his horse, and stunned another cavalryman.
Colonel McPhail's grasp was loosened on his sword by the shock.
He thought a shell had fallen among them.
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