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The Daily Dispatch: November 15, 1861., [Electronic resource], Death of a Kentuckian. (search)
Death of a Kentuckian. --Capt. E. H. Murphy, of the "Summit Rifles," 16th Regiment Mississippi Volunteers, died of consumption, at Warrenton, Va., on the 2d inst., in the 27th year of his age. Capt. M. was the third son of Col. F. G. Murphy, of Nelson county, Ky. one of the twenty- six Southern men of the last Legislature of that State. Captain M.'s two oldest brothers, Col. Wm. Murphy, Clerk of the Nelson Circuit Court, and Major Steve Murphy, are now in the army under Gen. Buckner, in the southern portion of Kentucky, and his younger brother is in the army of the Potomac. His father is an exile from his home in Nelson county, six hundred Lincolnites being encamped in sight of his residence. The regiment to which Capt. M. was attached have hold a and passed suitable resolutions of and respect for the enemy of the deceased.