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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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Claron Windus (1850 - 1927)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Bugler Claron Windus, United States Army, for gallantry in action on 12 July 1...

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Sgt. William G. Windrich, Medal of Honor (1921 - 1950)

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 William Gordon Windrich (MCSN: 266468), United Stat...

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Sergeant Charles Windolph, 7th U.S. Cavalry (1851 - 1950)

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

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David Francis Winder (1946 - 1970)

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 David Francis Winder, United States Army, for ...

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Bryant Homer Womack (1931 - 1952)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private Bryant Homer Womack (ASN: 53101317), United States Army, f...

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John Wollam (1838 - 1890)

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

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Nels T. Wold MP (1895 - 1918)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private Nels T. Wold (ASN: 2140528), United States Army, for extra...

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Matthew "Boss" Quay, Senator, Medal of Honor (c.1833 - c.1904)

Matthew Stanley Quay (September 30, 1833 – May 28, 1904) was an immensely powerful Pennsylvania political boss; "kingmaker" (Benjamin Harrison, 1888). "Boss" Quay's political principles and ac...

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Edward Wright (1829 - 1901)

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

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Albert D. Wright (1842 - 1926)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain (Infantry) Albert D. Wright, United States Army, for extraordinary her...

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William J. Wray (1845 - 1919)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant William J. Wray, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 12 ...

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George G. Wortman MP (1841 - 1913)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant George G. Wortman, United States Army, for bravery in scouts and acti...

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Pvt. Joseph Wortick, Medal of Honor (1837 - 1910)

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

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Seaman Charles Woram, Medal of Honor (1845 - 1897)

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

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John Woon, USN, Medal of Honor (1823 - 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 John Woon, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in a...

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Evan M. Woodward (1838 - 1904)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant & Adjutant Evan M. Woodward, United States Army, for extraord...

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Samuel Woods (1838 - 1885)

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

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Daniel A. Woods (1842 - 1894)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Daniel A. Woods, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6 Ap...

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Carle Augustus Woodruff (1841 - 1913)

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) Carle Augustus Woodruff, United States Ar...

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Alonzo Woodruff (1839 - 1917)

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

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Howard E. Woodford (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 Staff Sergeant Howard E. Woodford, United States Army, for conspic...

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Lt. Samuel Woodfill, Medal of Honor (1883 - 1951)

Samuel Woodfill (January 6, 1883-August 10, 1951) was a Major in the United States Army. He was a veteran of the Philippine–American War, World War I, and World War II. Woodfill was one of the m...

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Eri Davidson Woodbury (1837 - 1928)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Eri Davidson Woodbury, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism ...

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Zachariah T. Woodall (1850 - 1899)

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

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William H. Woodall (deceased)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Civilian Scout William H. Woodall, a United States Civilian, for extraordinary...

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Robert B. Wood (1836 - 1878)

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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Richard H. Wood (1833 - 1903)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain (Infantry) Richard H. Wood, United States Army, for extraordinary hero...

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Mark Wood (1839 - 1866)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Mark Wood, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on April, 186...

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William Wright (1835 - d.)

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

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Samuel Cole Wright (1842 - 1906)

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

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Samuel Wright (1828 - 1918)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Samuel Wright, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 15 Fe...

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Robert Wright (1828 - 1885)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Robert Wright, United States Army, for gallantry in action on 1 Octobe...

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Raymond Richard "Buzzer" Wright (1945 - 1999)

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 Raymond Richard "Buzzer" Wright, United States Army, f...

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Andrew Jackson Young (1837 - 1910)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Andrew J. Young, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 5 A...

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Sgt. Gordon Yntema, Medal of Honor (1945 - 1968)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Sergeant Gordon Douglas Yntema (ASN: 16764592), United States Army...

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Pvt. Jacob Yeager, Medal of Honor (1841 - 1909)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Jacob F. Yeager, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 11 M...

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Maximo Yabes (1932 - 1967)

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 Maximo Yabes (ASN: 19406251), United States Army, f...

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William Wilson (1847 - 1895)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor (First Award) to Sergeant William Wilson, United States Army, for extraordinary h...

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Marvin Rex Young (1947 - 1968)

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 Marvin Rex Young (ASN: 18765849), United States Arm...

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James Marvin Young (1843 - 1913)

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

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Horatio Nelson Young (1845 - 1913)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Seaman Horatio Nelson Young, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in ...

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Gerald Orren Young (1930 - 1990)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain Gerald Orren Young, United States Air Force, for conspicuous gallantry...

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Frank Albert Young (1876 - 1941)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Frank Albert Young, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary hero...

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Edward B. Young (1835 - 1867)

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

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Cassin Young (1894 - 1942)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Commander Cassin Young (NSN: 0-9615), United States Navy, for distinguished co...

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Calvary Morris Young (1840 - 1909)

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

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John P. Yount (1850 - 1872)

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

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Pvt. John Younker, 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 Private John L. Younker, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 9 Au...

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William Young (1835 - 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 William Young, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism ...

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Rodger Wilton Young (1918 - 1943)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private Rodger W. Young (ASN: 20504613), United States Army, for c...

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Sgt. Fred W. Zabitosky, Medal of Honor (1942 - 1996)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant First Class Fred William Zabitosky (ASN: RA-12587013), United States ...

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Maj. Jay Zeamer, Medal of Honor (1918 - 2007)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Major (Air Corps), [then Captain] Jay Zeamer, United States Army Air Forces, f...

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Herman Ziegner (1864 - 1898)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Herman Ziegner, United States Army, for conspicuous bravery on Decembe...

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Pvt. William F. Zion, Medal of Honor (1872 - 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 F. Zion, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism...

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Lt. Raymond Zussman, Medal of Honor (1917 - 1944)

United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II. The President of the United States of A...

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Allen Thompson (1847 - 1906)

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

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Rear Admiral Richmond P. Hobson MP (1870 - 1937)

Richmond Pearson Hobson (August 17, 1870 – March 16, 1937) was a United States Navy Rear Admiral who served from 1907-1915 as a U.S. Representative from Alabama. A veteran of the Spanish-Ameri...

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William Grafton Austin (1868 - 1929)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to AUSTIN, WILLIAM G . Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company E, 7th U.S. ...

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Thomas Ellsworth (1840 - 1911)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to ELLSWORTH, THOMAS F. Rank and Organization: Captain, Company B, Massach...

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Milton L. Haney, Medal of Honor (1825 - 1922)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to HANEY, MILTON L. Rank and Organization: Chaplain, 55th Illinois Infantry....

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Otis W. Smith (1844 - 1923)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to SMITH, OTIS W. Rank and Organization: Private, Company G, 95th Ohio Infan...

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William Powers Morris (1844 - 1916)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to MORRIS, WILLIAM Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company C, 1st New York ...

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John H. Foley (1839 - 1874)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to FOLEY, JOHN H. Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company B, 3d U.S. Cavalr...

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Phillip Carl Katz (1889 - 1987)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to KATZ, PHILLIP C. Rank and Organization: Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company C, 3...

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George Franklin Shiels (1863 - 1943)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to SHIELS, GEORGE F. Rank and Organization: Surgeon, U.S. Volunteers. Place ...

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John Chapmen, Medal of Honor (1844 - 1905)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to CHAPMAN, JOHN Rank and Organization: Private, Company B, 1st Maine Heavy ...

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James Anderson (1947 - 1967)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to ANDERSON, JAMES, JR. Rank and organization: Private First Class, U.S. Marin...

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Jack William Kelso (1934 - 1952)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to KELSO, JACK WILLIAM Rank and organization: Private First Class, U.S. Marine...

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Robert M. Viale (1916 - 1945)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to VIALE, ROBERT M. Rank and Organization: Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army, Compa...

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Abraham Jay Buckles (1846 - 1915)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to BUCKLES, ABRAM J. Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company E, 19th Indian...

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William Pittinger (1840 - 1904)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to PITTINGER, WILLIAM Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company G, 2d Ohio In...

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Norman F. Bates, Medal of Honor (1839 - 1915)

"Norman Francis Bates" (Nov. 6, 1839-Oct. 16, 1915) Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company E, 4th Iowa Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the MOH for his bravery at Columbus, Georgia on April ...

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Albert Ralph Campbell (1875 - 1925)

Served as a Private in the United States Marine Corps as part of the Chinese Relief Expedition during the Boxer Rebellion. He was awarded the MOH for his bravery at Tientsin, China, on June 21, 190...

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Osborn W. Deignan (1877 - 1916)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to DEIGNAN, OSBORN Rank and Organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 24 Febr...

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Ben Louis Salomon (1914 - 1944)

United States Army dentist during World War II, and Medal of Honor recipient. The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to ...

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Donald Ward Evans, Jr. (1943 - 1967)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to EVANS, DONALD W., JR. Rank and organization: Specialist Fourth Class, U.S. ...

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Robert McDonald (1822 - 1901)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to McDONALD, ROBERT Rank and Organization: First Lieutenant, 5th U.S. Infant...

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Calvin Pearl Titus (1879 - 1966)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to TITUS, CALVIN PEARL Rank and Organization: Musician, U.S. Army, Company E, ...

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Capt. George W. Biegler, Medal of Honor (1868 - 1929)

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 Wesley Biegler, United States Army, for most disting...

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Charles Robert Francis (1875 - 1946)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Charles Robert Francis, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary ...

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Benjamin Franklin Hilliker (1843 - 1916)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Musician Benjamin F. Hilliker, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism o...

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Edward Eugene Lyon (1871 - 1931)

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

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William C. Bryan (1852 - 1933)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Hospital Steward William C. Bryan, United States Army, for extraordinary heroi...

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George S. Myers (1843 - 1917)

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

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Warren Julius Shepherd (1871 - 1942)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Warren Julius Shepherd, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism...

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Charles Wilson (1852 - 1943)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Charles Wilson, United States Army, for gallantry in engagements at C...

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Nelson W. Ward (1837 - 1929)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Nelson W. Ward, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 25 Ju...

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Austin Denham (1850 - 1948)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Seaman Austin Denham, United States Navy, for gallant and heroic conduct while...

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Michael A. McGann (1845 - 1918)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Sergeant Michael A. McGann, United States Army, for gallantry in action ...

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Pvt. James Sturgeon, Medal of Honor (1846 - 1898)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private James K. Sturgeon, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 15...

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Charles Stuart Fall MP (1842 - 1918)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Charles S. Fall, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 12 ...

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William Shaffer (Schaffer) (1841 - 1910)

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

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Patton G. Whitehead (1840 - 1900)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Patton G. Whitehead, United States Army, for gallantry in engagements ...

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William W. Fraser (1844 - 1915)

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

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Benjamin F. Young (1844 - 1927)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Benjamin F. Young, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 1...

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