of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
MURPHY, THOMAS C.
Rank and Organization: Corporal, Company I, 31st Illinois Infantry. Place and
Date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863. Entered Service At: Pekin, Ill. Birth:
Ireland. Date Of Issue: 14 August 1893.
Voluntarily crossed the line of heavy fire of Union and Confederate forces, carrying a
message to stop the firing of one Union regiment on another.
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