Medal of Honor: Charles J. Murphy

2 09 2008

Rank: First Lieutenant and Quartermaster

Organization: 38th New York Infantry

Entered Service: ?

Birth: England

Date Medal Issued: 5 April 1898

Date of Action: 21 July 1861

Place of Action: Bull Run, VA

Citation: 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 taken prisoner.

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