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Thomas W. Bradley (1844 - 1920)

Thomas Wilson Bradley (April 6, 1844 – May 30, 1920) was a United States Representative from New York and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor. ...

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Ist Lt. Frank S. Reasoner (1937 - 1965)

Frank Stanley Reasoner (16 September 1937 – 12 July 1965) was an officer of the United States Marine Corps who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Vietnam War. ...

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Lt. Colonel Andre C. Lucas (1930 - 1970)

Lieutenant Colonel Andre Cavaro Lucas (October 2, 1930 – July 23, 1970) was killed in action while serving as the commanding officer, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, ...

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Colonel William A. Jones, III (1922 - 1969)

William Atkinson Jones, III (May 31, 1922 – November 15, 1969) was a United States Air Force officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Hono...

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1st Lt. Samuel S. Coursen (1926 - 1950)

Samuel Streit Coursen (August 4, 1926 – October 12, 1950) was a 1949 graduate of the United States Military Academy and company commander in the United States Army during the Korean War. He po...

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Captain Michael J. Daly (1924 - 2008)

Michael Joseph Daly (September 15, 1924 – July 25, 2008) was a United States Army infantry officer who received the United States military's highest decoration for valor—the Medal of Ho...

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Lt. Colonel Leon Robert Vance, Jr. (1916 - 1944)

Leon Robert "Bob" Vance, Jr. (August 11, 1916 – July 26, 1944) was a Medal of Honor recipient who served in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. Early life and family Leo...

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Lt. Colonel Robert G. Cole (1915 - 1944)

Lieutenant Colonel Robert George Cole (March 19, 1915 – September 18, 1944) was an American soldier who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the days following the D-Day Normandy inv...

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Brig. General Frederick W. Castle (1908 - 1944)

Frederick Walker Castle (October 14, 1908–December 24, 1944) was a general officer in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II, and a recipient of the Medal of Honor. He was killed in acti...

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Colonel Demas T. Craw (1900 - 1942)

Demas Thurlow "Nick" Craw (April 9, 1900 – November 8, 1942) was a United States Army Air Forces officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of ...

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Louis Bowem Lawton (1872 - 1949)

Louis Bowen Lawton (March 13, 1872 – July 9, 1949) was a United States Army officer during the Boxer Rebellion who earned the Medal of Honor for his actions at Tientsin, China on July 13, 19...

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John Thomas Kennedy (1885 - 1969)

John Thomas Kennedy (July 22, 1885 - September 22, 1969) was a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Philippine–American War. Bio...

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Colonel Louis J. Van Schaick (1875 - 1945)

Louis Joseph Van Schaick (pronounced "Van Scoik") was an officer in the United States Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions in the Philippine-American War. Van Schaick attended West...

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Major General William Hampden Sage (1859 - 1922)

William Hampden Sage (April 6, 1859-June 3, 1922) was a Brigadier General in the United States Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions during the Battle of Zapote Bridge, an action of...

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Brig. General William E. Birkhimer (1848 - 1914)

William Edward Birkhimer (March 1, 1848 – June 10, 1914) was an United States Army Brigadier General and lawyer received the Medal of Honor while a Captain during the Philippine-American War. ...

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Brig. General Charles DuVal Roberts (1873 - 1966)

Charles DuVal Roberts (June 18, 1873 – October 24, 1966) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on July 1, 1898 near El Cane...

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John William Heard (1860 - 1922)

John William Heard (March 27, 1860 – February 4, 1922) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on July 23, 1898 near Bahia Hond...

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Major General Albert Leopold Mills (1854 - 1916)

Albert Leopold Mills (May 7, 1854 – September 18, 1916) was a United States Army Major General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on July 1, 1898 near Santiago, Cuba...

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1st Lt. Powhatan Henry Clarke (1862 - 1893)

Powhatan Henry Clarke (October 9, 1862 – July 21, 1893) was a United States Army First Lieutenant who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor during the Geronimo Campaign in Sonora, Mexico. He...

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George Ritter Burnett (1858 - 1908)

George Ritter Burnett (April 23, 1858 – November 1, 1908) was a United States Army officer who received the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor. Life and career Burnett ...

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Brig. General Thomas Cruse (1857 - 1943)

Thomas Cruse (December 29, 1857 – June 8, 1943) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on July 17, 1882, at the Battle of Big ...

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Brig. General Lloyd M. Brett (1856 - 1927)

Lloyd Milton Brett (February 22, 1856 – September 23, 1927) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on April 1, 1880 at O'Fallo...

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Brig. General Marion Perry Maus (1850 - 1930)

Marion Perry Maus (August 25, 1850 – February 2, 1930) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on January 11, 1886 in the Sie...

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Brig. General John Brown Kerr (1847 - 1928)

John Brown Kerr (March 12, 1847 – November 14, 1928) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for actions in fighting Indians along the White River,...

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Brevet Captain Robert G. Carter (1845 - 1936)

Robert Goldthwaite Carter (October 29, 1845 – January 4, 1936) was a US Cavalry officer who participated in the American Civil War and the Indian Wars, most notably against the Comanche during...

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Brig. General William Preble Hall (1848 - 1927)

William Preble Hall (June 11, 1848 – December 14, 1927) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on October 20, 1879 near th...

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1st Lt. Samuel Nicholl Benjamin (USA) (1839 - 1886)

Samuel Nicholl Benjamin (January 3, 1839 – May 15, 1886) was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War who received the Medal of Honor. A class of May 1861 West Point graduate, he r...

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Abraham "Kerns" Arnold, Gen. (1837 - 1901)

Abraham Kerns Arnold (March 24, 1837 – November 3, 1901) was a US Cavalry officer during the American Civil War and, while a captain in the 5th U.S. Cavalry, received the Medal of Honor for ...

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Corporal Abner Peeler Allen (USA) (1839 - 1905)

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Corporal in Company K, 39th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Petersburg, Virginia o...

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James E. Karnes, Medal of Honor (1889 - 1966)

James Ernest "Buck" Karnes was a Sergeant in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for his actions near Estrees, France on October 8, 1918 during World War I. James Ernest "Buck"...

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Colonel Neel E. Kearby (1911 - 1944)

Neel Ernest Kearby (June 5, 1911-March 5, 1944) was a U.S. Army Air Corps Colonel and P-47 Thunderbolt pilot in World War II who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in combat. Biography K...

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PFC Leonard Harold Kravitz (c.1931 - 1951)

PFC Leonard Harold Kravitz, who was killed in action in the Korean War while defending against a Chinese attack and saving most of his platoon, and was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cr...

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Brevet Lt. Colonel Henry C. Merriam (USA) [Major General post Civil War] (1837 - d.)

Henry Clay Merriam (November 13, 1837 – November 12, 1912) was a United States Army general. He received the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions ...

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Lieutenant James Jackson Purman (USA) (1841 - 1915)

Born in Pennsylvania in 1841, he was awarded the Medal of Honor for service in the Civil War while serving with Company A, 140th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on Ju...

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Everett Parker Pope (1919 - 2009)

Memorial Service for Congressional Medal of Honor Winner Everett Pope '41 July 31 Story posted July 17, 2009 Everett P. Pope, a member of the Class of 1941 and a decorated World War II hero, died T...

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1st Lt. John Wesley Clark (USA) (1830 - 1893)

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as First Lieutenant and Regimental Quartermaster of the 6th Vermont Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his brave...

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Lt. Colonel William Y. W. Ripley (USA) (1832 - 1906)

William Young Warren Ripley (December 31, 1832 -- December 16, 1905) was a Union Army officer from Vermont in the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for heroism at the Battle of Malve...

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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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Milton Blickensderfer, Medal of Honor (1835 - 1916)

For capturing the flag at Petersburg, VA

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Adolphus Washington Greely (1844 - 1935)

Wikipedia: Adolphus Washington Greely (1844-1935), born in Newburyport, Massachusetts, was an American Polar explorer, a United States Army officer and a recipient of the Medal of Honor. EARLY MILITA...

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Gen. "Billy" Mitchell, Father of the Air Force (1879 - 1936)

) William "Billy" Mitchell (December 28, 1879 – February 19, 1936) was a United States Army general who is regarded as the father of the U.S. Air Force. He is one of the most famous and most c...

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Major Stephen W. Pless (USMC) (1939 - 1969)

Stephen Wesley Pless (September 6, 1939–July 20, 1969) was a major in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He earned the Medal of Honor as a UH-1 Iroquois "Huey" helicopter p...

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Seaman Horatio Nelson Young (USN) (1845 - 1913)

Horatio Nelson Young (July 19, 1845 – July 3, 1913) was a United States Navy sailor who received the Medal of Honor for his actions on the USS Lehigh during the American Civil War. Biography...

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Sergeant Major John H. Quick (USMC) (1870 - 1922)

John Henry Quick (June 20, 1870 – September 9, 1922) was a United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his actions at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in 1898 during the Spanish-American War ...

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George Andrew Davis, Jr. (1920 - 1952)

. George Andrew Davis, Jr. (December 1, 1920 – February 10, 1952) was a highly decorated flying ace of the United States (US) Army in World War II, and later of the US Air Force during the Kor...

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Major General Bernard J. D. Irwin (1830 - 1917)

Bernard John Dowling Irwin (June 24, 1830 – December 15, 1917) was an assistant army surgeon during the Apache Wars and the first (chronologically by action) Medal of Honor recipient. His ac...

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Major General Robert Lee Howze (1864 - 1926)

Robert Lee Howze (August 22, 1864 – September 19, 1926) was a United States Army Major General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Indian Wars. Howze graduat...

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Brig. General William H. Wilbur (1888 - 1979)

William Hale Wilbur (September 24, 1888–December 27, 1979) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—...

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Joseph Burger MP (c.1848 - 1921)

Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 2d Minnesota Infantry. Place and date: At Nolensville, Tenn., 15 February 1863. Entered service at: Crystal Lake, Minn. Birth: Austria. Date of issue: 11 Sept...

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Lt. Commander Rufus G. Herring (USNR) (1921 - 1996)

Rufus Geddie Herring (June 11, 1921 – January 31, 1996) was a United States Naval Reserve officer and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for ...

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Brig. General Ernest Albert Garlington (1853 - 1934)

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. The son of a South Carolina Militia general who served the Confederacy during the Civil War, he graduated from the United States Military Academy at ...

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Admiral William Adger Moffett (1869 - 1933)

William Moffett Encyclopedia of World Biography | 2004 | COPYRIGHT 2004 The Gale Group Inc. (Hide copyright information) Copyright William Moffett Considered by many to be the architect of United S...

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David McCampbell (1910 - 1996)

Captain David McCampbell (January 16, 1910 – June 30, 1996) was an American naval aviator, who became the US Navy’s all-time leading ace with 34 aerial victories during World War II. ...

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Frank Luke, Jr. (1897 - 1918)

Frank Luke Jr. (May 19, 1897 – September 29, 1918) was an American fighter ace, ranking second among U.S. Army Air Service pilots after Captain Eddie Rickenbacker in number of aerial victori...

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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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James H. Howard (1913 - 1995)

James Howell Howard (April 13, 1913 – March 18, 1995) was a general in the United States Air Force and the only fighter pilot in the European Theater of Operations in World War II to receive t...

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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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Nicholas "Nick" Oresko MP (1917 - 2013)

Find a Grave Birth: Jan. 18, 1917 Bayonne Hudson County New Jersey, USA Death: Oct. 4, 2013 Cresskill Bergen County New Jersey, USA Medal Of Honor Recipient. M/Sgt. Oresko was a platoon leader ...

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Maj. General Oliver O. Howard (USA) MP (1830 - 1909)

Oliver Otis Howard (November 8, 1830 – October 26, 1909) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War. He was a corps commander noted for suffering two...

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Admiral Oscar C. Badger II (1890 - 1958)

Oscar Charles Badger II (June 26, 1890 – November 30, 1958) was an admiral of the United States Navy who served in both World Wars, and, as a junior officer, received the Medal of Honor. Ear...

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1st Lt. Jack Lummus (USMC) (1915 - 1945)

Andrew Jackson Lummus, Jr. (October 22, 1915–March 8, 1945) was a two-sport athlete at Baylor University, a professional football player with the New York Giants, and an officer in the Unite...

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Orderly Sergeant John F. Mackie (USMC) (1835 - 1910)

John Freeman Mackie (October 1, 1835–June 18, 1910) was a United States Marine and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the ...

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Colonel William E. Barber (USMC) (1919 - 2002)

William Earl Barber (November 30, 1919 – April 19, 2002) was an officer in the United States Marine Corps awarded with the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Battle of Chosin Reservoir duri...

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General Louis H. Wilson, Jr. (USMC) (1920 - 2005)

. General Louis Hugh Wilson, Jr. (February 11, 1920 – June 21, 2005) was a World War II recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Guam, and 26th Commandant of the Ma...

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General David M. Shoup (USMC) (1904 - 1983)

David Monroe Shoup (30 December 1904 – 13 January 1983) was a decorated general of the United States Marine Corps who won the Medal of Honor in World War II, became the 22nd Commandant of the ...

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Captain James H. Fields (1920 - 1970)

James H. Fields (June 26, 1920 – June 17, 1970) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his a...

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Willie Sandlin (1890 - 1949)

Willie Sandlin (January 1, 1890 – May 29, 1949) was a soldier in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War I. Biography Sandlin was born in Ja...

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Col. George Everett "Bud" Day U.S.A.F. Medal of Honour MP (1925 - 2013)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia George Everett "Bud" Day (February 24, 1925 – July 27, 2013) was a United States Air Force colonel and pilot who served during World War II, the Korean Wa...

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Maj. Gen. Merritt Austin Edson (USMC) (1897 - 1955)

Major General Merritt Austin Edson (April 25, 1897–August 14, 1955), known as "Red Mike", was a general in the United States Marine Corps. Among his many decorations he was awarded the Medal o...

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Maj. General George L. Gillespie, Jr (1841 - 1913)

. George Gillespie, Jr., (October 7, 1841-September 27, 1913) was an American soldier who received the highest military decoration that the United States bestows to members of the military, the Medal...

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Brig. General John Moulder Wilson (1837 - 1919)

John Moulder Wilson (October 8, 1837–February 1, 1919) was a Union Army engineer and later served as Chief of Engineers as well as serving as Superintendent of the United States Military Acade...

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Gen. William G. H. Carter, Medal of Honor (c.1851 - 1925)

Born at Nashville, Tennessee, November 19, 1851, he was educated in private and public schools of Nashville and at the Kentucky Military Institute, Frankfort, Kentucky. He served as a mounted messeng...

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Rear Admiral Eugene B. "Lucky" Fluckey (1913 - 2007)

Click here to view the Wikipedia page for Read Admiral Eugene Bennett "Lucky" Flucky.'" Rear Admiral Eugene Bennett Fluckey (October 5, 1913 – June 28, 2007), nicknamed "Lucky Fluckey", was a ...

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Lt. Colonel Aquilla J. "Jimmie" Dyess (USMC) (1909 - 1944)

Lieutenant Colonel Aquilla James "Jimmie" Dyess (January 11, 1909 – February 2, 1944) was a United States Marine Corps officer who was a posthumous recipient of the Medal of Honor for "conspic...

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2nd Lieutenant Alexander Nininger, Jr. ("Philippine Scouts") (1918 - 1942)

Alexander Ramsey Nininger Jr. (October 20, 1918 - January 12, 1942) was a Second Lieutenant of the Philippine Scouts who received the Medal of Honor during World War II. Biography Nininger,...

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Lt. Colonel Samuel E. Pingree (USA), Governor (1832 - 1922)

Samuel Everett Pingree (August 2, 1832 – June 1, 1922) was a lawyer, a U.S. politician of the Republican Party, and an American Civil War veteran who received the Medal of Honor. Early life ...

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Sgt. Everett W. Anderson, Medal of Honor (1839 - 1917)

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Louisiana, he began his Civil war service with his enlistment in the 4th Pennsylvania Reserves (33rd Pennsylvania Volunteers) on June 6, 1861...

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Colonel Lewis L. Millett (1920 - 2009)

Lewis Lee Millett, Sr. (December 15, 1920 – November 14, 2009) was a United States Army officer who received the Medal of Honor during the Korean War for leading the last major American ba...

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Sgt. James E. Engle, Medal of Honor (1844 - 1897)

Citation Responded to a call for volunteers to carry ammunition to the regiment on the picket line and under a heavy fire from the enemy assisted in carrying a box of ammunition to the front and rema...

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Sgt. George Dore, Medal of Honor (1845 - 1927)

Citation The colors being struck down by a shell as the enemy were charging, this soldier rushed out and seized it, exposing himself to the fire of both sides. Sergeant George Dore was one of 6...

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Sgt. John N. Coyne, Medal of Honor (1839 - 1907)

Citation Capture of a flag after a severe hand-to-hand contest; was mentioned in orders for his gallantry.

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Sgt. John S. Darrough, Medal of Honor (1841 - 1920)

Citation Saved the life of a captain. John Samuel Darrough (April 6, 1841 – August 14, 1920) was a Union Army soldier in the American Civil War and a recipient of the United States mil...

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Sgt. Luman L. Cadwell, Medal of Honor (1836 - 1925)

Citation Swam the bayou under fire of the enemy and captured and brought off a boat by means of which the command crossed and routed the enemy. On September 20, 1864 a detachment of the 2nd New...

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Sgt. William H. H. Crosier, Medal of Honor (c.1843 - 1903)

Citation Severely wounded and ambushed by the enemy, he stripped the colors from the staff and brought them back into the line. Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civ...

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Sgt. Hiram H. DeLavie, Medal of Honor (c.1824 - d.)

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

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Sgt. John H. Denig, Medal of Honor (1838 - 1876)

Citation On board the U.S.S. Brooklyn during action against rebel forts and gunboats and with the ram Tennessee, in Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Despite severe damage to his ship and the loss of severa...

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Sgt. John Davidsizer, Medal of Honor (1834 - 1913)

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company A, 1st Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on Apri...

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Sgt. Martin Conboy, Medal of Honor (1833 - 1909)

Citation Took command of the company in action, the captain having been wounded, the other commissioned officers being absent, and handled it with skill and bravery. Civil War Congressional Med...

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Col. James G. Grindlay, Medal of Honor (1840 - 1907)

Citation The first to enter the enemy's works, where he captured 2 flags. James Glas Grindlay (February 14, 1840 – October 19, 1907) was a Union Army officer in the American Civil War an...

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Col. James M. Schoonmaker, Medal of Honor (1842 - 1927)

Citation At a critical period, gallantly led a cavalry charge against the left of the enemy's line of battle, drove the enemy out of his works, and captured many prisoners. James Martinus Schoo...

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Col. Francis S. Hesseltine, Medal of Honor (c.1833 - c.1916)

Citation In command of a detachment of 100 men, conducted a reconnaissance for 2 days, baffling and beating back an attacking force of more than a thousand Confederate cavalry, and regained his trans...

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Colonel Robert Temple Emmet, 9th U.S. Cavalry (1854 - 1936)

Robert Temple Emmet (December 13, 1854 – October 25, 1936) was a United States Army Colonel who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for actions while surrounded by a much larger force. An ...

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Capt. Paul A. Oliver, Medal of Honor (1831 - 1912)

Citation While acting as aide assisted in preventing a disaster caused by Union troops firing into each other. When the war erupted Oliver joined the 12th New York infantry as a 2nd lieutenant ...

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Capt. James M. Pipes, Medal of Honor (1840 - 1928)

Citation While a sergeant and retiring with his company before the rapid advance of the enemy at Gettysburg, he and a companion stopped and carried to a place of safety a wounded and helpless comrade...

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Lt. Col. Wendell C. Neville, Medal of Honor (1870 - 1930)

For distinguished conduct in battle engagements of Vera Cruz 21 and 22 April 1914. In command of the 2nd Regiment Marines, Lt. Col. Neville was in both days' fighting and almost continually under fire ...

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Capt. John Lonergan, Medal of Honor MP (1839 - 1902)

Citation Gallantry in the recapture of 4 guns and the capture of 2 additional guns from the enemy; also the capture of a number of prisoners. Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. S...

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Capt. William S. Hubbell, Medal of Honor (1837 - 1930)

Citation Led out a small flanking party and by a clash and at great risk captured a large number of prisoners. William Stone Hubbell (April 19, 1837 – August 28, 1930) was a United State...

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Capt. Samuel B. Horne, Medal of Honor (1843 - 1928)

Citation While acting as an aide and carrying an important message, was severely wounded and his horse killed but delivered the order and rejoined his general.

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Eugene B. Beaumont, Medal of Honor (1837 - 1916)

Citation Obtained permission from the corps commander to advance upon the enemy's position with the 4th U.S. Cavalry, of which he was a lieutenant; led an attack upon a battery, dispersed the enemy, ...

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Lt. James W. Archer, Medal of Honor MP (1828 - 1908)

Citation Voluntarily took command of another regiment, with the consent of one or more of his seniors, who were present, rallied the command and led it in the assault. for the U.S. Department o...

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