Audie Murphy, Life magazine, Life magazine

Texas A&M University-Commerce Archivist Emeritus Dr. Jim Conrad discusses the biography of Hunt County's Audie Murphy, "No Name on the Bullet" by University of Texas historian Don Graham.  "Audie Murphy Days" will be celebrated May 15-16 at the Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum in Greenville.  

Murphy medal awarded at Farmersville ceremony

Oct 30, 2013
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Farmersville native and World War II veteran Audie Murphy was posthumously awarded the recently created Texas Legislative Medal of Honor during an Oct. 29 ceremony in Farmersville. Murphy enlisted in the Army at age 17 after Pearl Harbor and earned the U.S. Medal of Honor at age 20. Murphy also earned two Silver Stars and three Purple Hearts.