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Maj. Gabriel Grant (USA) (1826 - 1909)

Prior to the Civil War, Maj. Gabriel Grant, a prominent physician from Newark, N.J., served on a special health commission to battle the cholera epidemic then spreading throughout the city. At the ou...

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1st Lieutenant Martin Jones Hawkins (USA) (1830 - 1886)

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Six feet tall, dark complexion, black e...

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Private Samuel Slavens (USA) (1831 - 1862)

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Hanged as a spy; received Medal of Honor ...

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Private George Davenport Wilson (USA) (1830 - 1862)

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Hanged as a spy; a Medal of Honor was aut...

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2nd Lieutenant Robert Buffum (USA) (1828 - 1871)

Robert Buffum (July 7, 1828 to July 20, 1871) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Buffum was the third person to receive the country's highest award for bravery during comba...

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Sergeant Wilson W. Brown (USA) (1837 - 1916)

Wilson Wright Brown (December 25, 1837– February 25, 1916) was a soldier and recipient of the Medal of Honor for his role in the Great Locomotive Chase during the American Civil War. Life ...

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Private William James Knight (USA) (1837 - 1916)

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Five feet 6.5 inches tall, light comple...

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2nd Lieutenant William H. H. Reddick (USA) (1840 - 1903)

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Five feet 8 inches tall, light hair, bl...

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Private Samuel Robertson (USA) (1843 - 1862)

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Hanged as a spy; received Medal of Honor ...

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Captain William Bensinger (USA) (1840 - 1918)

from historical marker in McComb, Hancock County, Ohio: In memory of William Bensinger and John R. Porter who are buried here. They joined the famous Andrews Raid to wreck the Confederate supply ...

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Private John Reed Porter (USA) (1838 - 1923)

from historical marker in McComb, Hancock County, Ohio: In memory of William Bensinger and John R. Porter who are buried here. They joined the famous Andrews Raid to wreck the Confederate supply ...

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1st Lieutenant Daniel A. Dorsey (USA) (1838 - 1918)

Daniel Allen Dorsey (December 31, 1838 to May 10, 1918) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Dorsey received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal ...

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Captain Elihu H. Mason (USA) (1831 - 1896)

Elihu Harlam Mason (March 23, 1831 – September 24, 1896) was a Union Army soldier in the American Civil War and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Hon...

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Sergeant William Pittenger (USA) (1840 - 1904)

) William Pittenger (January 31, 1840 Knoxville, Jefferson County, Ohio – April 24, 1904 Fallbrook, California) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of the ...

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Axel Hayford Reed-Medal Of Honor MP (c.1835 - 1917)

Added by Elwin C. Nickerson about this Ancestor. : Alexander (Axel) Hayford Reed Axel H. Reed was born in Hartford, Oxford County, Maine on March 13, 1835. He was enrolled August 5, 1861, at Fort S...

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Colonel William Joyce Sewell (USA), U.S. Senator (1835 - 1901)

William Joyce Sewell (December 6, 1835 – December 27, 1901) was born in Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland immigrating to the United States in 1851 where he worked in the merchant industry in Chi...

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Pvt. William Henry Osbourne (USA) (1839 - 1910)

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company C, 29th Massachusetts Infantry. He was a prisoner of war. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for a...

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James Madison Burns, Medal of Honor (1845 - 1910)

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant in Company B, 1st West Virginia Infantry for actio...

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Brevet Brig. General Dennis Thomas Kirby (USA) (c.1835 - 1922)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Civil War first as Major of the 8th Missouri Volunteer Infantry, then as Lieutenant Colonel of t...

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Lt. Francis E. Brownell MP (1840 - 1894)

Francis Edwin Brownell, son of Charles Brownell and Lucy Adams, (grandson of Benjamin Brownell and Clarissa (Baldwin) Ritchie), was born in Troy, New York on July 18,1840; he served in the Civil War as...

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Major General Daniel Adams Butterfield (USA) MP (1831 - 1901)

Daniel Adams Butterfield (October 31, 1831 – July 17, 1901) was a New York businessman, a Union General in the American Civil War, and Assistant U.S. Treasurer in New York. He is credited with c...

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John Smith (1831 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain of the Forecastle John Smith, United States Navy, for extraordinary he...

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John Smith (1826 - 1907)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Second Captain of the Top John Smith, United States Navy, for extraordinary he...

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Joseph Sewall Smith (1836 - 1919)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Sewall Smith, United States Army, for extraordinary ...

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Oloff Smith (1833 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Coxswain Oloff Smith, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action ...

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Thaddeus Stevens Smith (1847 - 1933)

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Samuel Rodmond Smith (1841 - 1912)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain (Infantry) Samuel Rodmond Smith, United States Army, for extraordinary...

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Richard Smith (1840 - 1918)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Richard Smith, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 21 Aug...

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Thomas Smith (1838 - 1905)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Seaman Thomas Smith, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action, ...

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Walter B. Smith (1827 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Ordinary Seaman Walter B. Smith, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism...

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Willard M. Smith (1840 - 1918)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Willard M. Smith, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroi...

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Frank Shubert (1841 - 1920)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Frank Shubert, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2 Apr...

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Josiah Lawrence Phillips (1830 - 1894)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Josiah Phillips, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2 Ap...

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Joseph Sova, Medal of Honor (c.1840 - 1866)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Saddler Joseph E. Sova, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on March...

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Robert Emil Sommers (1837 - 1919)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Chief Quartermaster Robert Sommers, United States Navy, for extraordinary hero...

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James Snedden (1849 - 1919)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Musician James Snedden, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 5 Jun...

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Wilson Smith (1841 - 1901)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Wilson Smith, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6 Sept...

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David Sprowle (1811 - 1827)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Orderly Sergeant David Sprowle, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary ...

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Andrew Barclay Spurling (1833 - 1906)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Barclay Spurling, United States Army, for extraordin...

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Philip Petty (1840 - 1917)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Philip Petty, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 13 Dec...

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Alfred Peterson (1838 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Seaman Alfred Peterson, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in actio...

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Henry Carlton Peters (1840 - 1923)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Henry Carlton Peters, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on...

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Joseph M. Pesch (1835 - 1903)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Joseph M. Pesch, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on Apri...

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Charles Stacey (1842 - 1924)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Charles Stacey, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2 Jul...

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Gen. Julius H. Stahel, Medal of Honor (1825 - 1912)

Julius H. Stahel-Számwald (November 5, 1827 – December 4, 1912) was a Hungarian soldier who emigrated to the United States and became a Union general in the American Civil War. After the ...

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Thomas Perry MP (1836 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Boatswain's Mate Thomas Perry, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism i...

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Capt. Patrick H. Pentzer, Medal of Honor (c.1838 - 1901)

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as Captain and commander of Company C, 97th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Fort Blak...

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William Pelham (1847 - 1933)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Landsman William Pelham, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in acti...

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William A. Stanley (1831 - d.)

Medal of Honor See more recipients of this award Awarded for actions during the Civil War The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Me...

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Sgt. John H. Starkins, Medal of Honor (c.1841 - 1897)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant John H. Starkins, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 16...

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James Kastor Peirsol (1843 - 1927)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant James Kastor Peirsol, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism o...

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Theodore Safford Peck (1843 - 1918)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Infantry) Theodore Safford Peck, United States Army, for ext...

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Second Class Boy Oscar E Peck (1848 - 1906)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Second Class Boy Oscar E. Peck, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism ...

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Cassius Peck (1842 - 1913)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Cassius Peck, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 19 Sept...

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Platt Pearsall (1841 - 1931)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Platt Pearsall, United States Army, for gallantry in the charge of th...

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Thomas Henry Louis Payne (1840 - 1909)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Infantry) Thomas Henry Louis Payne, United States Army, for ...

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Irvin C Payne (1830 - 1887)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Irvin C. Payne, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6 Ap...

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Byron E Pay (1844 - 1906)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Byron E. Pay, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 15 Febr...

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William H Paul (1844 - 1911)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private William H. Paul, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 17 S...

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John T Patterson (1838 - 1922)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Principal Musician John T. Patterson, United States Army, for extraordinary he...

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John Whedon Steele (1835 - 1905)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Major & Aide de Camp John Whedon Steele, United States Army, for extraordinary...

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Brig Gen John Henry Patterson (1843 - 1920)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Infantry) John Henry Patterson, United States Army, for extr...

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William Steinmetz (1847 - 1903)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private William Steinmetz, United States Army, for gallantry in the charge of ...

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Joel Parsons (1840 - 1919)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Joel Parsons, United States Army, for gallantry in the charge of the v...

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Jacob Parrott, Medal of Honor MP (1843 - 1908)

One of the youngest of the raiders, 19-year old Parrott was severely beaten after his capture in an interrogation. Despite his severe treatment, he remained silent. After the successful escape of 6...

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James W Parks (1840 - 1906)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal James W. Parks, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 16 D...

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William George Stephens (1843 - 1904)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private William G. Stephens, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on ...

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James E. Sterling (1838 - 1900)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Coal Heaver James E. Sterling, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism i...

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John T. Sterling (1841 - 1920)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private John T. Sterling, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 19 ...

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Daniel Dickerson Stevens (1839 - 1916)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Quartermaster Daniel Dickerson Stevens, United States Navy, for extraordinary ...

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Henry Jeremiah Parks (1848 - 1927)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Henry Jeremiah Parks, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on...

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George W. Stewart (1839 - 1911)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Sergeant George W. Stewart, United States Army, for extraordinary herois...

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George Parks MP (1823 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain of the Forecastle George Parks, United States Navy, for extraordinary ...

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William Parker MP (deceased)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain of the Afterguard William Parker, United States Navy, for extraordinar...

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Thomas Parker (1822 - 1872)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Thomas Parker, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on April...

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John Gideon Palmer (1845 - 1901)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal John Gideon Palmer, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on ...

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Musician George Palmer, Medal of Honor (1841 - 1901)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Musician George Henry Palmer, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on...

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Loron F Packard (b. - 1903)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Loron F. Packard, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 27 ...

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Joseph Stewart (deceased)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Joseph Stewart, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 1 Apr...

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William Smith (1838 - 1902)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Quartermaster William Smith, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in ...

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George Henry Stockman (1833 - 1912)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Infantry) George Henry Stockman, United States Army, for gal...

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James Stoddard (1838 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Seaman James Stoddard, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action...

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George Stokes (1838 - 1919)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private George Stokes, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 16 Dec...

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Sgt. John H. R. Storey, Medal of Honor (1836 - 1916)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant John Hamilton Reid Storey, United States Army, for extraordinary hero...

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Pvt. Frank Stolz, Medal of Honor (1844 - 1926)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Frank Stolz, United States Army, for gallantry in the charge of the vo...

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Richard Stout (1836 - 1896)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Landsman Richard Stout, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in actio...

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Robert Strahan, Medal of Honor (c.1836 - d.)

One of ten men on the same ship awarded the Medal of Honor. Sinking the Confederate raider, the Alabama, was critical to the war effort. The President of the United States of America, in the name o...

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Bernard A. Strausburgh (1831 - 1864)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to First Sergeant Bernard A. Strausburgh, United States Army, for ext...

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Pvt. Christian Streile, Medal of Honor (c.1839 - 1886)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Christian Streile, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 5 ...

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James N. Strong (1818 - 1900)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant James N. Strong, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 27 ...

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John Sullivan (1840 - 1913)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Seaman John Sullivan, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action ...

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James Sullivan (1833 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Ordinary Seaman James Sullivan, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism ...

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James Calvin Summers (1838 - 1927)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private James Calvin Summers, United States Army, for gallantry in charge of t...

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Pvt. William H. Surles, Medal of Honor (1845 - 1919)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private William H. Surles, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 8 ...

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Pvt. Charles A. Swan, Medal of Honor (1838 - 1914)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Charles Alexander Swan, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism ...

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John Swanson (1842 - 1923)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Seaman John Swanson, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action w...

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Colonel Edmund Rice (USA) (1842 - 1906)

Edmund Rice (December 2 1842 – July 20 1906) was a soldier in the United States Army and a Medal of Honor recipient who achieved the rank of Brigadier General. Early life Rice was born 2...

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Edward Swatton, Medal of Honor (c.1836 - 1865)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Seaman Edward Swatton, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action...

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Seaman Benjamin Swearer, Medal of Honor (1825 - 1902)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Seaman Benjamin Swearer, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in acti...

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Joseph Sewell Gerrish Sweatt (1843 - 1914)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Joseph Sewell Gerrish Sweatt, United States Army, for extraordinary he...

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