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James W. Verney (1834 - 1902)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Chief Quartermaster James W. Verney, United States Navy, for extraordinary her...

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Humbert Roque Versace MP (1937 - 1965)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Captain Humbert Roque Versace (ASN: 0-87417), United States Army, ...

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Lt. Col. Victor Vifquain, Medal of Honor (1836 - 1904)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant Colonel Victor Vifquain, United States Army, for extraordinary hero...

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Joseph Vittori (1929 - 1951)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Corporal Joseph Vittori (MCSN: 645720), United States Marine Corps...

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Dirk John Cornelius Vlug MP (1916 - 1996)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private First Class Dirk John Vlug (ASN: 36155103), United States Army, for co...

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Otto Emil Voit (1845 - 1906)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Saddler Otto Emil Voit, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 25 Ju...

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Leroy H. Vokes (1849 - 1924)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Sergeant Leroy H. Vokes, United States Army, for gallantry in action on ...

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Robert Volz (1875 - d.)

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

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Jacob Volz, Jr. MP (1889 - 1965)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Carpenter's Mate Third Class Jacob Volz, United States Navy, for extraordinary...

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Rudolph Von Medem (1846 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Rudolph Von Medem, United States Army, for gallant conduct during cam...

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Ernest Von Vegesack (1820 - 1903)

pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Major & Aide-de-Camp Ernest Von Vegesack, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 27 June 1862, while serving with U.S. Volunteers, in action at Ga...

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Forrest Lee "Woody" Vosler (1923 - 1992)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Technical Sergeant Forrest Lee "Woody" Vosler, United States Army Air Forces, ...

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General Jonathan M. Wainwright IV (1883 - 1953)

Jonathan Mayhew "Skinny" Wainwright IV (August 23, 1883 – September 2, 1953) was a career American army officer and the commander of Allied forces in the Philippines at the time of their surre...

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Richard Bong "Ace of Aces" (1920 - 1945)

Richard Ira "Dick" Bong (September 24, 1920 – August 6, 1945) is the United States' highest-scoring air ace, having shot down at least 40 Japanese aircraft during World War II. He was a fighte...

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Sgt. Reidar Waaler, Medal of Honor (1894 - 1979)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Reidar Waaler (ASN: 1209189), United States Army, for extraordinary h...

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John H Wageman, CPL (1841 - 1916)

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

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Maurice Wagg (1840 - 1926)

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

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John W Wagner (1837 - 1896)

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

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George Wahlen, USN, Medal of Honor (1924 - 2009)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Pharmacist's Mate Second Class George Edward Wahlen, United States Navy, for c...

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John Wainwright (1839 - 1915)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant John Wainwright, United States Army, for gallant and meritori...

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Allen Walker (1866 - 1953)

When Allen Walker died on September 11, 1953, at age 87, he was the last surviving Medal of Honor recipient from the Indian Campaigns, and the last surviving recipient to have earned the Medal of Honor...

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Frank T.O. Walker (1878 - 1904)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Frank T. O. Walker, United States Army, for most distinguished gallant...

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James C Walker (1843 - 1923)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private James C. Walker, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 25 N...

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John Walker (1845 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private John Walker, United States Army, for gallantry in action with Indians ...

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General Kenneth Newton Walker (1898 - 1943)

Kenneth Walker was the 2d Cousin of Civil War Medal of Honor recipient Jacob N. Overturf. General Walker remains the highest-ranking American Soldier still Missing in Action of World War II. The Pres...

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Jerry C Wall (1841 - 1923)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Jerry C. Wall, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 3 July...

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Herman C Wallace (1924 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private First Class Herman C. Wallace, United States Army, for con...

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William Wallace (1847 - 1928)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant William Wallace, United States Army, for gallantry in engagements at ...

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Francis Asbury Wallar (1840 - 1911)

In 1880 Francis Wallar became the Sheriff of Vernon County, Wisconsin. The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corpo...

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William Henry Walling (1830 - 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) William Henry Walling, United States Army, for extraordinar...

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John Springer Walmsley, JR (1920 - 1951)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Captain John Springer Walmsley, Jr. (AFSN: AO-815023), United Stat...

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James Aloysius Walsh (1897 - 1960)

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

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John Walsh (1841 - 1924)

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

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Kenneth Ambrose Walsh (1916 - 1998)

Ken Walsh became the first ACE in the F4U Corsair, and was a QUADRUPLE ACE in World War II, credited with TWENTY-ONE aerial victories, plus 2 probables and 1 damaged. The President of the United Stat...

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Michael Walsh (1858 - 1913)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Chief Machinist Michael Walsh, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism i...

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William Gary Walsh (1922 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Gunnery Sergeant William Gary Walsh, United States Marine Corps (R...

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George Washington Walton (1844 - 1920)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private George Washington Walton, United States Army, for extraordinary herois...

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Pvt. Martin Wambsgan, Medal of Honor (1839 - 1911)

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

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Calvin J. Ward, Medal of Honor (1899 - 1967)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Calvin John Ward (ASN: 1307698), United States Army, for extraordinary...

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Charles H Ward (1845 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Charles H. Ward, United States Army, for gallantry in action with Indi...

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James Ward (1833 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Quarter Gunner James Ward, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in ac...

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James H. Ward (1858 - 1901)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant James Ward, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 29 Dec...

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James Richard Ward (1921 - 1941)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Seaman First Class James Richard Ward, United States Navy, for con...

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Thomas J. Ward (1837 - 1924)

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

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William Henry Ward (1840 - 1927)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain William Henry Ward, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 3...

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John Warden (1841 - 1906)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal John Warden, United States Army, for gallantry in the charge of the v...

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LtCol Keith L. Ware, Medal of Honor (1915 - 1968)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant Colonel Keith Lincoln Ware (ASN: 0-33181), United States Army, for ...

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Henry Clay Warfel (1844 - 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 Clay Warfel, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 5 ...

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Henry F. Warner (1923 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Corporal Henry F. Warner, United States Army, for conspicuous gall...

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David Warren (1836 - 1900)

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

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Gov. Francis E. Warren, U.S. Senator (1844 - 1929)

WARREN, Francis Emroy, a Senator from Wyoming; born in Hinsdale, Berkshire County, Mass., June 20, 1844; attended the common schools and Hinsdale Academy; during the Civil War enlisted in the Forty-n...

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Lewis Warrington (1879 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Cavalry) Lewis Warrington, United States Army, for gallantry...

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Lewis George Watkins (1925 - 1952)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Staff Sergeant Lewis George Watkins (MCSN: 1152688), United States...

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Travis Earl Watkins (1920 - 1950)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Master Sergeant Travis Earl Watkins (ASN: RA-6295287), United Stat...

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James C. Watson (1842 - 1890)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal James C. Watson, United States Army, for gallantry in action on 12 Ju...

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Joseph Watson (1846 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Joseph Watson, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 4 June...

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Charles Joseph Watters (1927 - 1967)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Major (Chaplain) Charles Joseph Watters (ASN: 0-3139624), United S...

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Robert T. Waugh (b. - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to First Lieutenant (Infantry) Robert T. Waugh, United States Army, f...

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Dale Eugene Wayrynen (1947 - 1967)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Specialist Fourth Class Dale Eugene Wayrynen (ASN: 17721421), Unit...

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Lt. David C. Waybur, Medal of Honor (1920 - 1945)

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) David Crowder Waybur, United States Army, for cons...

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Amos Weaver (1869 - 1937)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Amos Weaver, United States Army, for most distinguished gallantry on ...

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James W. Webb (1841 - 1915)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private James W. Webb, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 30 Aug...

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Alason/Alanson Pitts Webber (1828 - 1902)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Musician Alason P. Webber, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 27...

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Lester William Weber (1948 - 1969)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Lance Corporal Lester William Weber (MCSN: 2323793), United States...

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Henry Webster, USN, Medal of Honor (1845 - 1910)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Landsman Henry S. Webster, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in ac...

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Charles H. Weeks (1837 - 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 Foretop Charles H. Weeks, United States Navy, for extraordinary...

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John Henry Weeks (1845 - 1911)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private John Henry Weeks, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 12 ...

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Ellis R. Weicht (1916 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Sergeant Ellis R. Weicht, United States Army, for conspicuous gall...

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Paul H. Weinert (1869 - 1919)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Paul H. Weinert, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2...

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Henry Cary Weir (1840 - 1927)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain & Assistant Adjutant General Henry Cary Weir, United States Army, for ...

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Albert Weisbogel, Medal of Honor (1844 - 1919)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor (First Award) to Captain of the Mizzen Top Albert Weisbogel, United States Navy, ...

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Enoch R. Weiss (1848 - 1917)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Enoch R. Weiss, United States Army, for gallantry in action with India...

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Ira Clinton Welborn (1874 - 1956)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Second Lieutenant Ira Clinton Welborn, United States Army, for extraordinary h...

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Charles H. Welch (1845 - 1915)

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

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George W. Welch (deceased)

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

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Michael Welch (1843 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Michael Welch, United States Army, for gallantry in action on 5 Octob...

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Richard Welch (1828 - 1894)

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

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Stephen Welch (1824 - 1906)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Stephen Welch, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 8 May...

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Seth Lathrop Weld (1879 - 1958)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Seth Lathrop Weld, United States Army, for most distinguished gallant...

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Henry S. Wells (1842 - 1864)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private Henry S. Wells, United States Army, for extraordinary hero...

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Thomas McCoy Wells (1841 - 1901)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Chief Bugler Thomas McCoy Wells, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism...

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Edward Welsh (1843 - 1929)

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

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James Welsh (1846 - 1916)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private James Welsh, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 30 July ...

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Bruno Hugo Wende (1859 - 1929)

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

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Chester Howard West (1888 - 1935)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Sergeant Chester Howard West (ASN: 2263711), United States Army, for ext...

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Ernest Edison West MP

Wurtland, Greenup, Kentucky, USA

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Ernest Edison West (ASN: 52151286), United States Army, for conspicuou...

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Colonel Frank West (1850 - 1923)

) Frank West (September 26, 1850 – August 26, 1923) was a United States Army Colonel who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for actions in fighting Indians at the Battle of Big Dry Wash, ...

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Walter Scott West (1872 - 1943)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Walter Scott West, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroi...

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Karl Westa (1875 - 1949)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Chief Machinist Karl Westa, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in t...

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William Westerhold (1836 - 1910)

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

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John Francis Weston (1845 - 1917)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Major John Francis Weston, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 13...

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John C. Wetherby (1880 - 1899)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private John C. Wetherby, United States Army, for most distinguish...

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Gary George Wetzel MP

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Specialist Fourth Class Gary George Wetzel (ASN: RA-16860289), United States A...

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Walter C. Wetzel (1919 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private First Class Walter C. Wetzel, United States Army, for cons...

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Roy Mitchell Wheat (1947 - 1967)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Lance Corporal Roy Mitchell Wheat (MCSN: 2242728), United States M...

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Loyd Wheaton (1838 - 1918)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant Colonel Loyd Wheaton, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism...

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Daniel Davis Wheeler (1841 - 1916)

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) Daniel Davis Wheeler, United States Army, for dist...

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George Huber Wheeler (1881 - 1957)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Shipfitter First Class George Huber Wheeler, United States Navy, for bravery a...

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Henry W. Wheeler (1841 - 1904)

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

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Gen. William Wherry, Medal of Honor (c.1836 - c.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) William Macky Wherry, United States Army, for extr...

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