of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
MURPHY, JAMES T.
Rank and Organization: Private, Company L, 1st Connecticut Artillery. Place
and Date: At Petersburg, Va., 25 March 1865. Entered Service At: New Haven,
Conn. Birth: Canada. Date Of Issue: 29 October 1886.
A piece of artillery having been silenced by the enemy, this soldier voluntarily
ass1sted in working the piece, conducting himself throughout the engagement in a gallant
and fearless manner.
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