William Faison Murphy

William Faison Murphy
October 28, 1841 – September 23, 1873

Alternate Spelling: William F. Murphy
1860 Residence: Sampson County, NC

Military Record
June 10, 1861 – Enlisted at Sampson County, NC
20th North Carolina Regiment, Company I
Rank:  1st Sergeant
November 1861 – Promoted to Drillmaster
May 5, 1862 – Transferred to
51st North Carolina Regiment, Company B
March 17, 1862 – Appointed 1st Lieutenant and transferred to
51st North Carolina Regiment, Company K
September 17, 1863 – Promoted to Captain
November-December 1863 – Reported Absent without leave
January-February 1864 – Reported absent on detached service
March-April 1864 – Returned to the Company
May 16, 1864 – Captured at Drewry’s Bluff, VA
May 19, 1864 – Confined at Point Lookout, MD
June 23, 1864 – Transferred to Fort Delaware, DE
August 20, 1864 – Transferred to Hilton Head, SC
October 20, 1864 – Reported in confinement at Fort Pulaski, GA
January 1, 1865 – Reported in confinement at Hilton Head, SC
March 12, 1865 – Transferred to Fort Delaware, DE
June 16, 1865 – Released after taking the Oath of Allegiance

Parents
Patrick Murphy 1801-1874
Eliza Ann Faison 1814-1862

Siblings
Mary Bailey Murphy 1834-1876
Susan Moseley Murphy 1834-1904
Laura Maria Murphy 1837-1907
Robert Thomas Murphy 1839-1866        20th NC Co I
Louisa Eliza Murphy 1844-1924
Matthew James Murphy 1846-1865        36th NC 2nd Co A
Patrick Livingston Murphy 1848-1907
David Bailey Murphy 1851-1864
Annie Belle Murphy 1856-1886

Wife
Susan Jane Beaman 1841-1885

Children
William Faison Murphy 1872-1932

Burial
Springvale Cemetery (Clinton Cemetery)
Clinton, NC

William Faison Murphy Grave

William Faison Murphy Grave