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Andrew J. Widick MP (1842 - 1929)

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

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John Hunter Wickersham (1890 - 1918)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Second Lieutenant (Infantry) J. Hunter Wickersham, United States A...

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Jerry Wayne Wickam (1942 - 1968)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Corporal Jerry Wayne Wickam (ASN: 54807388), United States Army, f...

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Lt. Colonel Charles White Whittlesey (1884 - 1921)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Major (Infantry) Charles White Whittlesey, United States Army, for extraordi...

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Hulon Brooke Whittington (1921 - 1969)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Hulon Brooke Whittington, United States Army, for conspicuous gallant...

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Edward Newton Whittier (1841 - 1902)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Field Artillery) Edward Newton Whittier, United States Army,...

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William G. Whitney (1840 - 1915)

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

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John W. Whitmore (1844 - 1913)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private John W. Whitmore, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 9 A...

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Frank M. Whitman (1838 - 1918)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Frank M. Whitman, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 17 ...

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Daniel Whitfield (1821 - d.)

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

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Eli Lamar Whiteley (1913 - 1986)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant Eli Lamar Whiteley (ASN: 0-1310907), United States Army, for ...

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John Milton Whitehead (1823 - 1909)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Chaplain John Milton Whitehead, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism ...

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Patrick H. White (1832 - 1915)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain (Field Artillery) Patrick H. White, United States Army, for extraordin...

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Joseph White (1840 - d.)

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

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John Henry White (1835 - 1912)

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 White, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 23 ...

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Edward White (1877 - 1908)

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

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Adam White (1823 - 1895)

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

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William H. Wilcox (1840 - 1913)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant William H. Wilcox, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 1...

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Wilber Elliiott Wilder (1857 - 1952)

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) Wilber Elliiott Wilder, United States Army, for ext...

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James Wiley (1835 - 1865)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Sergeant James Wiley, United States Army, for extraordinary herois...

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Franklin L. Wilcox (1830 - 1898)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Ordinary Seaman Franklin L. Wilcox, United States Navy, for extraordinary hero...

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William Hale Wilbur (1888 - 1979)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Colonel William Hale Wilbur, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry and...

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Hilliard Almond Wilbanks (1933 - 1967)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Captain Hilliard Almond Wilbanks (AFSN: 3056748), United States Ai...

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Thomas W. Wigle (1909 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Second Lieutenant Thomas W. Wigle (ASN: 0-1314729), United States ...

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Frederick Alber, PVT (1838 - 1913)

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

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William J Archinal, CPL (1840 - 1919)

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

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Richard Binder, SGT (1839 - 1912)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Richard Binder, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism...

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Abraham Cohn, SGM (1832 - 1897)

American Civil War Union Army Sergeant Major and recipient to the highest military decoration for valor in combat — the Medal of Honor — for having distinguished himself at the Battle of ...

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Capt. Hubert Dilger, Medal of Honor (1836 - 1911)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain (Field Artillery) Hubert Dilger, United States Army, for extraordinary...

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Musician Richard Enderlin (1843 - 1930)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Musician Richard Enderlin, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism from ...

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Pvt. Peter Kapesser, Medal of Honor (1839 - 1930)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Peter Kappesser, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 24 N...

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Harry Kline, PVT (1841 - 1901)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Harry Kline, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6 April ...

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Musician J. C. Julius Langbein (1845 - 1910)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Musician Johann Christoph Julius Langbein, United States Army, for extraordina...

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Theodore Schwan, 1LT (1841 - 1926)

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 Schwan, United States Army, for extraordi...

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William Wells, Quartermaster (1832 - d.)

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

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Walter J. Williams (b. - 1945)

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) Walter J. Will, United States Army, fo...

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Theodore Stark Wilkinson, Jr. (1888 - 1946)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Ensign Theodore Stark Wilkinson, Jr., United States Navy, for distinguished co...

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Raymond Harrell Wilkins (1917 - 1943)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Major (Air Corps) Raymond Harrell Wilkins, United States Army Air ...

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Leander A. Wilkins (deceased)

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

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Edward G. Wilkins (1917 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Corporal Edward G. Wilkin, United States Army, for conspicuous gal...

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Perry Wilkes (1830 - 1889)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Pilot Perry Wilkes, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action wh...

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Henry Wilkes (1845 - 1888)

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

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Henry Wilkens (1855 - 1895)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Sergeant Henry Wilkens, United States Army, for bravery in actions with ...

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Julius August Robert Wilke (1860 - 1914)

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 First Class Julius August Robert Wilke, United States Navy, f...

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George Wilhelm (1829 - 1920)

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

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John Williams, III (deceased)

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 John Williams, II, United States Navy, for extraordinary hero...

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Hershel Woodrow "Woody" Williams MP

Ona, WV, USA

Hershel Woodrow "Woody" Williams (born October 2, 1923) is a retired United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. The President ...

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Henry Williams (1834 - 1917)

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 Henry Williams, United States Navy, for gallant and heroic co...

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George C. Williams (1839 - 1926)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Quartermaster Sergeant George C. Williams, United States Army, for extraordina...

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Frank Williams (1871 - d.)

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

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Ernest Calvin Williams (1887 - 1940)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant Ernest Calvin Williams (MCSN: 0-1239), United States Marine C...

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Elwood N. Williams (1842 - 1921)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Elwood N. Williams, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6...

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Dewayne Thomas Williams (1949 - 1968)

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 Dewayne Thomas Williams (MCSN: 2420506), Unite...

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Charles Quincy Williams (1933 - 1982)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant Charles Quincy Williams, United States Army, for conspicuous ...

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Augustus Williams (1842 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Seaman Augustus Williams, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in act...

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Antonio Williams (1825 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Seaman Antonio Williams, United States Navy, for courage and fidelity displaye...

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Anthony Williams (1822 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sailmaker's Mate Anthony Williams, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroi...

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Charles H. Willey (1889 - 1977)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Machinist Charles H. Willey, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in ...

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Louis Edward Willett (1945 - 1967)

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 Louis Edward Willett (ASN: 51580250), United S...

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Louis Williams (1845 - 1886)

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 Hold Louis Williams, United States Navy, for gall...

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Leroy Williams (1845 - 1930)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Leroy Williams, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 3 Ju...

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John Williams (1828 - 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 Maintop John Williams, United States Navy, for extraordinary he...

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John Williams (1832 - d.)

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

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Jay Purdy Williams (1873 - 1938)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Coxswain Jay P. Williams, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in act...

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James Elliott Williams (1930 - 1999)

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 First Class James Elliott Williams (NSN: 9908934), United Sta...

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John McLennon (1855 - 1888)

Patrick Rogan and Medal of Honor recipient Milden Wilson became brothers-in-law when they married the sisters of fellow Medal of Honor recipient John McLennon. All three men earned the Medals of Honor ...

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Patrick Rogan (1847 - 1912)

Patrick Rogan and Medal of Honor recipient Milden Wilson became brothers-in-law when they married the sisters of fellow Medal of Honor recipient John McLennon. All three men earned the Medals of Honor ...

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Lt James I. Christiancy, Medal of Honor MP (c.1844 - 1899)

James Isaac Christiancy (1844-December 18, 1899), was First Lieutenant, United States Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor during the American Civil War. Medal of Honor The President of the Unit...

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Charles A Lindbergh, II MP (1902 - 1974)

Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974) (nicknamed "Slim", "Lucky Lindy", and "The Lone Eagle") was an American aviator, author, inventor, explorer, and social activist. ...

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Robert Lee Wilson (1921 - 1944)

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 Robert Lee Wilson, United States Marine Corps,...

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Richard Gene Wilson (1931 - 1950)

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 Richard Gene Wilson (ASN: 17252005), United St...

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Milden H Wilson (1847 - 1924)

Milden Wilson and Medal of Honor recipient Patrick Rogan became brothers-in-law when they married the sisters of fellow Medal of Honor recipient John McLennon. All three men earned the Medals of Honor ...

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General Louis Hugh Wilson, Jr (1920 - 2005)

From July 1, 1975 to June 30, 1979, General Wilson served as the 26th Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps. Medal of Honor The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, tak...

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Brigadier General John Moulder Wilson (USA) (1837 - 1919)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Corps of Engineers) John Moulder Wilson, United States Army,...

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John Alfred Wilson (1833 - 1904)

After abandoning THE GENERAL, Wilson and fellow raider Mark Wood were captured just 7 miles from the Federal lines at Stevenson, AL. They later escaped and floated down the Chattahoochee River to the G...

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John Wilson (deceased)

Date of death: Unknown Place of Birth: England, England Home of record: Jersey City, New Jersey The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in present...

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Francis A Wilson (1840 - 1888)

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

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Christopher W Wilson (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 Christopher W. Wilson, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism o...

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Charles E Wilson (1840 - 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 E. Wilson, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6...

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Benjamin F Wilson (1922 - 1988)

Benjamin Wilson was a Corporal stationed at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941. Subsequently obtaining an O.C.S. commission, he volunteered repeatedly for combat duty during WWII, but rema...

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Benjamin Wilson (1843 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Benjamin Wilson, United States Army, for gallantry in action on 5 Octo...

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August Wilson (1864 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Boilermaker August Wilson, United States Navy, for gallant conduct while servi...

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Arthur Harrison Wilson (1881 - 1953)

Arthur Wilson graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1904. He retired as a U.S. Army Colonel. Medal of Honor The President of the United States of America, in the name of ...

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Alfred Mac Wilson (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 Private First Class Alfred Mac Wilson (MCSN: 2421744), United Stat...

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Alfred Leonard Wilson (1918 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Technician Fifth Grade Alfred Leonard Wilson, United States Army, ...

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Henry Wills (1842 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Henry Wills, United States Army, for services against hostile Indians ...

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Richard Willis (1826 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Coxswain Richard Willis, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in acti...

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John Harlan Willis (1921 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Pharmacist's Mate First Class John Harlan Willis, United States Na...

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George Willis (1839 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Coxswain George Willis, United States Navy, for distinguished and heroic condu...

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James Alexander Williamson (1829 - 1902)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Colonel James Alexander Williamson, United States Army, for extraordinary hero...

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William Haliday Williams (1845 - 1916)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private William Haliday Williams, United States Army, for extraordinary herois...

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William Williams (1840 - d.)

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

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Robert Williams (1837 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Signal Quartermaster Robert Williams, United States Navy, for extraordinary he...

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Peter Williams MP (1831 - 1863)

Peter Williams was a Civil War Medal of Honor awardee. He served in the Union Navy from July 30, 1861 until his death on May 31, 1863. Citation The President of the United States of America, in t...

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Pvt. Frank P. Witek, Medal of Honor (1921 - 1944)

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 Frank Peter Witek, United States Marine Corps ...

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Joseph Witcome (1846 - 1869)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Joseph Witcome, United States Army, for bravery in scouts and actions ...

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Lewis S. Wisner (1841 - 1906)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Corps of Engineers) Lewis S. Wisner, United States Army, for...

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Homer Lee Wise (1917 - 1974)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Homer L. Wise, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry an...

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Sgt. William Winterbottom, Medal of Honor (c.1847 - 1932)

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

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Lt. William Winegar, Medal of Honor (1844 - 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 (Cavalry) William W. Winegar, United States Army, for extraor...

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