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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1862

Vol. II

(Born N. Y.)

Albert M. Murray

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1858, to June 17, 1862, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 5th Artillery, June 17, 1862.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1862‑64: in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), July‑Aug., 1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. to Nov., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862, — and March to

(Bvt. Captain, Sep. 17, 1862,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Antietam, Md.)

Falmouth, Va., Oct.‑Nov., 1862; in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army

(Transferred to 2d Artillery, Oct. 6, 1862)

of the Potomac), Dec., 1862, to Feb., 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862; in Operations about Suffolk, Va., Apr. to June, 1863; in command of Company at Memphis, Ten., July 18 to Oct. 18, 1863, — and March to Chattanooga, Oct. 18, 1863, to May 4, 1864;

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Mar. 30, 1864)

in the Invasion of Georgia, commanding Battery, May 4 to July 22, 1864, being engaged in the Battle of Resaca, May 15, 1864, — Battle of Dallas, May 27‑31, 1864, — Battles of Kenesaw, June 20 to July 2, 1864, — Assault at Ruff's Station, July 4, 1864, — Battle of Atlanta, July 22,

(Bvt. Major, July 22, 1864,
for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct before Atlanta, Ga.)

1864, when he was captured; and as Prisoner of War, July 22 to Aug. 12, 1864.

Died, Aug. 12, 1864, in the Military Prison at Macon, Ga.: Aged 24.

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