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Griffin Seward (1842 - 1908)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Wagoner Griffin Seward, United States Army, for gallantry in action on 2...

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Timothy Sullivan (1835 - 1910)

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

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James Sweeney (1845 - 1931)

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

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Robert H Von Schlick (1875 - 1941)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Robert H. Von Schlick, United States Army, for gallantry in acti...

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John Balch, Medal of Honor (c.1896 - 1980)

Awards 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 First Class John Henry Balch, United States N...

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Colonel Mitchell Paige U.S.M.C. Pejić MP (1918 - 2003)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Platoon Sergeant Mitchell Paige, United States Marine Corps, for extraor...

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William Allen (1836 - 1892)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Sergeant William Allen, United States Army, for gallantry in actio...

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William Badders, Medal of Honor (c.1900 - 1986)

Awards The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Chief Machinist's Mate William Badders, United States Navy, for...

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James Coey (1841 - 1918)

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

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Matthias Walter Day (1853 - 1927)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Second Lieutenant Matthias Walter Day , United States Army, for extraord...

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Major General William Frishe Dean, Sr. (1899 - 1981)

Medal of Honor recipient William Dean graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1922. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the California National Guard in 1921, he was tendered a Re...

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Reginald B Desiderio (1912 - 1950)

Reginald Desiderio entered active duty in the U.S. Army from the California National Guard, when his unit was federalized in 1941. With an O.C.S. Commission, he served during the war in Southern France...

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Abraham Desomer (1884 - 1974)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant Abraham Desomer , United States Navy, for extraordinary heroi...

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Kern Wayne Dunagan (1934 - 1991)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Major (Infantry), [then Captain] Kern Wayne Dunagan , United States Army...

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William Foster (1832 - 1880)

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

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Maj. General Frederick N. Funston (1865 - 1917)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Colonel (Infantry) Frederick Funston, Sr ., United States Army, for most...

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Rade Grbitch (1870 - 1910)

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

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John Chowning Gresham (1851 - 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 (Cavalry) John Chowning Gresham , United States Army, f...

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Franz Anton Itrich (1853 - 1933)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Chief Carpenter's Mate Franz Anton Itrich , United States Navy, for extr...

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Robert Sidney Kennemore (1920 - 1989)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Robert Sidney Kennemore (MCSN: 285921), United States Mar...

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John Sterling Lawton (1858 - 1909)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant John Sterling Lawton , United States Army, for coolness and ste...

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Cornelius J Leahy (1872 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private Cornelius J. Leahy , United States Army, for disting...

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James Madison (1842 - 1926)

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

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John Mitchell (1846 - 1904)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Sergeant John Mitchell , United States Army, for gallantry in enga...

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Albert Moore (1862 - 1916)

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

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Louis C Mosher (1880 - 1958)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Second Lieutenant Louis C. Mosher , United States Army, for most disting...

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Adam Neder (1865 - 1910)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Adam Neder , United States Army, for distinguished bravery on Dec...

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William Russell Parnell (1836 - 1910)

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 Russell Parnell , United States Army, f...

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Reuben Jasper Phillips (1874 - 1936)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Reuben Jasper Phillips , United States Marine Corps, for extraord...

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Norman W Ressler (1873 - 1914)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Norman W. Ressler , United States Army, for extraordinary heroism...

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Lloyd Martin Seibert (1889 - 1972)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Lloyd Martin Seibert (ASN: 2266821), United States Army, for extr...

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George Mathews Shelton (1877 - 1949)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private George Mathews Shelton , United States Army, for most distinguishe...

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Andrew Vincent Stoltenberg (1866 - 1921)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Gunner's Mate Second Class Andrew Vincent Stoltenberg, United States Navy,...

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Bernard Taylor (1844 - 1875)

Bernard Taylor Date of birth: 1844 Date of death: April 14, 1875 Burial Location: San Francisco, California Place of Birth: St. Louis, Missouri Home of record: Washington, D.C. Status: KI...

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William H Thompkins (1872 - 1916)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to THOMPKINS, WILLIAM H. Rank and Organization: Private, Troop G, 10th U.S. Cava...

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George Weed Wallace, Col (1872 - 1946)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to WALLACE, GEORGE W. Rank and Organization: Second Lieutenant, 9th U.S. Infantr...

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Axel Westermark (1875 - 1911)

Axel Westermark (1875-1911) Birth: Apr. 8, 1875, Finland - Death: May 7, 1911 California, USA Boxer Rebellion Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Bergo, Finland, he served in the United States Navy d...

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William Wilson (1847 - 1895)

William Wilson (1847-1895) DOUBLE RECIPIENT of the Medal of Honor Earned FIRST Medal of Honor During the Indian Campaigns For heroism March 28, 1872 at Colorado Valley, TX Earned SECOND Medal of Ho...

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Orisoba Spence (1847 - 1876)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to SPENCE, ORIZOBA Rank and Organization: Private, Company G, 8th U.S. Cavalry. ...

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Andrew J Weaher, PVT (1842 - 1920)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to WEAHER, ANDREW J. Rank and Organization: Private, Company B, 8th U.S. Cavalry...

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Josiah Pennsyl, SGT (1845 - d.)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to PENNSYL, JOSIAH Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company M, 6th U.S. Cavalry....

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Richard Longstreet Tea, SGT (1842 - 1911)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to TEA, RICHARD L. Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company H, 6th U.S. Cavalry....

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Nicholas Foran, SGT (1844 - 1927)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to FORAN, NICHOLAS Rank and Organization: Private, Company L, 8th U.S. Cavalry. ...

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John James Mitchell, CPL (1846 - 1898)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to MITCHELL, JOHN J. Rank and Organization: Corporal, Company L, 8th U.S. Cavalr...

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Frederick Platten, 1SG (1849 - 1939)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to PLATTEN, FREDERICK Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company H, 6th U.S. Caval...

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M Waldo Hatler (1894 - d.)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to HATLER, M. WALDO Rank and Organization: Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company B, 356th...

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Joshua Byron Hartzog (1866 - 1939)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to HARTZOG, JOSHUA B. Rank and Organization: Private, Company E, 1st U.S. Ar...

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Daniel Richmond Edwards, Maj (1888 - 1967)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to EDWARDS, DANIEL R. Rank and Organization: Private First Class, U.S. Army, Com...

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George Taylor (1830 - 1893)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to TAYLOR, GEORGE Rank and Organization: Armorer, U.S. Navy. Born: 1830, Water...

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Whitt Lloyd Moreland, PFC (1930 - 1951)

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

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John Kennedy (1834 - 1910)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to KENNEDY, JOHN Rank and Organization: Private, Company M, 2d U.S. Artillery....

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John King (1862 - 1938)

Two Medals of Honor The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to KING, JOHN First Award - Peace Time Heroism Rank an...

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Clarence Byrle Craft, PFC (1921 - 2002)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to CRAFT, CLARENCE B. Rank and organization: Private, First Class, U.S. Army, Compan...

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Earl Davis Gregory (1897 - 1972)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to GREGORY, EARL D. Rank and Organization: Sergeant, U.S. Army, Headquarters Com...

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SSgt James L. Bondsteel, Medal of Honor (1947 - 1987)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to BONDSTEEL, JAMES LEROY Rank and organization: Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army, Comp...

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Charles L Gilliland (1933 - d.)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to GILLILAND, CHARLES L. Rank and organization: Corporal (then Pfc.), U.S. Army, C...

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Gilbert Georgie Collier (1930 - 1953)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to COLLIER, GILBERT G. Rank and organization: Sergeant (then Cpl.), U.S. Army, Com...

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Lloyd "Scooter" Leslie Burke (1924 - 1999)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to BURKE, LLOYD L. Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, Company G...

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Jack Williams (1924 - d.)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to WILLIAMS, JACK Rank and Organization: Pharmacist's Mate Third Class, U.S. Naval...

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Wilson Douglas Watson (1921 - 1994)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to WATSON, WILSON DOUGLAS Rank and Organization: Private, U.S. Marine Corps Reserv...

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Seymour W Terry (1918 - 1945)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to TERRY, SEYMOUR W. Rank and Organization: Captain, U.S. Army, Company B, 382d In...

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Edgar Harold Lloyd (1922 - 1944)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to LLOYD, EDGAR H. Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, Company E...

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James Richard Hendrix (deceased)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to HENDRIX, JAMES R. Rank and organization: Private, U.S. Army, Company C, 53d Arm...

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Lt. Nathan G. Gordon, Medal of Honor, Lt. Gov. (1916 - 2008)

Nathan Green Gordon was born on 4 September 1916 in Morrilton, Arkansas. He graduated from the University of Arkansas and practiced law before enlisting from that state in the U.S. Naval Reserve in May...

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Capt. Maurice L. Britt, Medal of Honor (1919 - 1995)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to BRITT, MAURICE L. Rank and organization: Captain (then Lieutenant), U.S. Army, ...

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William J Franks (1830 - d.)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to FRANKS, WILLIAM J. Rank and Organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1830, Ch...

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Lt. James M. Sprayberry, Medal of Honor (1947 - d.)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to SPRAYBERRY, JAMES M . Rank and organization: Captain (then 1st Lt.), U.S. Army,...

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William Wayne Seay, SGT (1948 - 1968)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to SEAY, WILLIAM W. Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Army, 62d Transportation...

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Don Leslie Michael, SP$ (1947 - 1967)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to MICHAEL, DON LESLIE Rank and organization: Specialist Fourth Class, U.S. Ar...

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Robert Lewis Howard (1939 - d.)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to HOWARD, ROBERT L. Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, 5th Speci...

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Rodney John Evans, SSG (1948 - 1969)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to EVANS, RODNEY J. Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company D, 1st B...

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Harold Edward Wilson (1921 - d.)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to WILSON, HAROLD E Rank and organization: Technical Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps R...

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Ola Lee Mize (1931 - d.)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to MIZE, OLA L. Rank and organization: Master Sergeant (then Sgt.), U.S. Army, Com...

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ALFORD L McLAUGHLlN, SSGT (1928 - 1977)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to McLAUGHLlN, ALFORD L. Rank and organization: Private First Class, U.S. Marine C...

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JOHN DURY NEW, PFC (1924 - 1944)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to NEW, JOHN DURY Rank and Organization: Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps....

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WILLIAM R LAWLEY, Jr., 1LT (1920 - 1999)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to LAWLEY, WILLIAM R., JR. (Air Mission) Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, ...

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ROSS FRANKLIN GRAY, SGT (1920 - 1945)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to GRAY, ROSS FRANKLIN Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. B...

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HENRY E ERWIN, Sr, MSG (1921 - 2002)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to ERWIN, HENRY E . (Air Mission) Rank and organization: Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army...

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Charles W Davis, Maj (deceased)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to DAVIS, CHARLES W. Rank and organization: Major, U.S. Army, 25th Infantry Divi...

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CECIL H BOLTON, 1LT (deceased)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to BOLTON, CECIL H . Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, Company E...

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PAUL L BOLDEN, MSG (1922 - 1979)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to BOLDEN, PAUL L. Rank and organization: Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company 1, 12...

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SIDNEY E MANNING, CPL (1892 - 1960)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to MANNING, SIDNEY E. Rank and Organization: Corporal, U.S. Army Company G, 167t...

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Osmond K Ingram, Gunner's Mate First Class (1887 - d.)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to INGRAM, OSMOND K. Rank and Organization: Gunner's Mate First Class, U.S. Navy...

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Edward J HOUGHTON, Ordinary Seaman (deceased)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to HOUGHTON, EDWARD J. Rank and Organization: Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born...

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ARCHIE VAN WINKLE, Col (1925 - 1986)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to VAN WINKLE, ARCHIE Rank and organization: Staff Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps Res...

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Lt. Timothy Donoghue, Medal of Honor (c.1825 - 1908)

Timothy Donoghue (1825-1908) Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. His true name was Timothy Donahue. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company B, 69th New York Infantry. He was awarded the M...

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Colonel George Horace Morgan MP (1855 - 1948)

Born in Canada in 1855, he earned the Medal of Honor while serving as Second Lieutenant, 3rd United States Cavalry, at Big Dry Fork, Arizona, on July 17, 1882 in hostile action against Indians. Durin...

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Rear Admiral Isaac C. Kidd (USN) MP (1884 - 1941)

Isaac Campbell Kidd (March 26, 1884 – December 7, 1941) was an American Rear Admiral in the United States Navy who was killed on the bridge of the USS Arizona (BB-39) during the Japanese att...

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Commander Samuel David Dealey (USN) MP (1906 - 1944)

Samuel David Dealey (September 13, 1906 – August 24, 1944) was a United States Navy submarine commanding officer during World War II. He was among the most decorated naval officers of the war,...

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Sgt Dakota Meyer MP

Dakota L. Meyer (born June 26, 1988) is a United States Marine Corps veteran and Medal of Honor recipient War in Afghanistan, for his actions during the Battle of Ganjgal on September 8, 2009, part of ...

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Colonel Wheelock G. Veazey (USA) MP (1835 - 1898)

Wheelock Graves Veazey (December 5, 1835 – March 22, 1898) was an American attorney, judge, and government official. Veazey served as a justice of the Vermont Supreme Court, and as a member of...

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Colonel Thomas O. Seaver (USA) MP (1833 - 1912)

Thomas Orville Seaver (December 23, 1833 – July 11, 1912) rose to the rank of Colonel in the U.S. Army during the American Civil War and received the Medal of Honor, America's highest milita...

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Gen. Edward B. Williston, Medal of Honor MP (1837 - 1920)

Edward Bancroft Williston (July 15, 1837 – April 24, 1920) was a brigadier general in the United States Army. He was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for gallantry during the American Civil...

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Brevet Maj. General John F. Hartranft (USA), Governor MP (1830 - 1889)

John Frederick Hartranft (December 16, 1830 – October 17, 1889) was the 17th Governor of Pennsylvania from 1873 to 1879 and a Union Major General who received the Medal of Honor for his action...

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Brevet Lt. Colonel Louis H. Carpenter (USA) [Brig. General post-Civil War] MP (1839 - 1916)

Louis Henry Carpenter (February 11, 1839–January 21, 1916) was a United States Army brigadier general and a recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions in the American Indian Wars. He dr...

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Colonel Theophilus F. Rodenbough (USA) MP (1838 - 1912)

Theophilus Francis Rodenbough (November 5, 1838 – December 19, 1912) was born in Easton, Pennsylvania and was a Union Army Officer during the American Civil War who received America's highest ...

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Lt. Col. Thomas W Custer, Medal of Honor MP (1845 - 1876)

He was awarded two Medals of Honor. He was the first soldier to receive the dual honor, one of only four soldiers or sailors to receive the dual honor during the Civil War, and one of just 19 in histor...

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Brevet Maj. General Alexander Shaler (USA) MP (1827 - 1911)

Alexander Shaler (1827–1911) was a Union Army general in the American Civil War. He received the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions at the Second ...

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Brig. Gen. Richard N. Batchelder (USA), Medal of Honor MP (1832 - 1901)

Richard Napoleon Batchelder (July 27, 1832 – January 4, 1901) was a United States Army Officer and the 18th Quartermaster General of the United States Army. Brigadier General Batchelder was ...

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Brig. General Hazard Stevens (USA) MP (1842 - 1918)

Hazard Stevens (June 9, 1842 – October 11, 1918) was an American military officer, mountaineer, politician and writer. He received the Medal of Honor for his service in the Union army during t...

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