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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Thomas Murray

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    7th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: June 25, 1876
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Little Big Horn, Montana, USA
Brought up the pack train, and on the second day the rations, under a heavy fire from the enemy.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New York, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 5, 1878
  • Born: 1836, County Monaghan, Ireland
  • Died: August 4, 1888
  • Buried: Soldier's Home National Cemetery (MH) (K-6502), Washington, DC, United States

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