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Thomas C. Murphy
Birth: 1842
Death: Dec. 31, 1920

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the Union Army in Company I, 31st Illinois Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 22, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. His citation reads "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." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Virginia Murphy (1848 - 1905)*
 
 Children:
  Frances I. Murphy (1872 - 1873)*
  Etta Murphy Neer (1876 - 1955)*
  Mary Logan Murphy (1894 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green Valley Cemetery
Green Valley
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Apr 16, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8643288
Thomas C. Murphy
Added by: Don Morfe
 
Thomas C. Murphy
Added by: Don Morfe
 
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