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b. 16/09/1837 ? d. 04/02/1911 Kansas.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 25/11/1863 Missionary Ridge, Tennessee.

 

Graham was born on September 16, 1837 and entered service at Westville, Indiana. He was awarded the Medal of Honor, for extraordinary heroism shown on November 25, 1863, while serving as a Second Lieutenant with Company G, 15th Indiana Infantry Regiment, at the Battle of Missionary Ridge. His Medal of Honor was issued on February 15, 1897.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Second Lieutenant Thomas N. Graham, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 25 November 1863, while serving with Company G, 15th Indiana Infantry, in action at Missionary Ridge, Tennessee. Second Lieutenant Graham seized the colors from the Color Bearer, who had been wounded, and, exposed to a terrible fire, carried them forward, planting them on the enemy's breastworks.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: OAK HILL CEMETERY, LAWRENCE, KANSAS.

Section 10, Lot 80 E1/2

Thomas N Graham

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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