Union Army 2nd Lt. Thomas N. Graham
Medal of Honor Recipient
Class of 2011
September 16, 1837 - February 4, 2911
He was cited for meritorious service at Missionary Ridge, Tenn., on November 26, 1863.
Rallying troops at the battle of Missionary Ridge, Tenn., he picked up the colors from a fallen comrade and planted the flag on the Confederate breastworks. In so doing, he exposed himself to enemy guns to turn the tide of the battle.
Medal of Honor recipients were nominated by Rick A. Richards.