of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
MURPHY, CHARLES J.
Rank and Organization: First Lieutenant and Quartermaster, 38th New York
Infantry. Place and Date: At Bull Run, Va., 21 July 1861. Birth: England. Date
Of Issue: 5 April 1898.
Took a rifle and voluntarily fought with his regiment in the ranks; when the regiment
was forced back, voluntarily remained on the field caring for the wounded, and was there
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