August 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Tazewell County Clerk John Ackerman will speak about Dr. Thomas J. Murphy who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for actions he took at the Battle of Vicksburg in the Civil War. Mr, Ackerman will discuss how he became interested in Tazewell County Medal of Honor winners, his efforts to recognize their service, and how eventually found the location of Dr. Murphy’s medal. John plans to bring the medal for display to the membership.
Business meeting will follow.