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QM John Ditzenack, Medal of Honor (1828 - d.)

Served on board the U.S. Monitor Neosho during the engagement with enemy batteries at Bells Mills, Cumberland River, near Nashville, Tenn., 6 December 1864. Carrying out his duties courageously durin...

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Pvt. Frank Fesq, Medal of Honor (1840 - 1920)

Capture of flag of 18th North Carolina (C.S.A.) within the enemy's works.

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Sgt. Horatio L. Birdsall, Medal of Honor (1833 - 1891)

Capture of flag and bearer. Not too much is known of his life but he was a resident of Keokuk and moved to Kansas after the War.

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Gen. George Bliss, Medal of Honor (1837 - 1928)

While in command of the provost guard in the village, he saw the Union lines returning before the attack of a greatly superior force of the enemy, mustered his guard, and, without orders, joined in t...

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Gen. Zenas R. Bliss, Medal of Honor (1835 - 1900)

This officer, to encourage his regimen; which had never before been in action, and which had been ordered to lie down to protect itself from the enemy's fire, arose to his feet, advanced in front of ...

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Sgt. Terrence Begley, Medal of Honor (b. - 1865)

Citation Shot a Confederate color bearer, rushed forward and seized his colors, and although exposed to heavy fire, regained the lines in safety. www.homeofheroes.com/members/books/moh/MOH-USAcw....

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Lt. William S. Beebe, Medal of Honor (1841 - 1898)

Voluntarily led a successful assault on a fortified position. Graduated from the USMA in 1863. Served during the Civil War as a Regular Army First Lieutenant in the Ordnance Department. He was ...

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Q.G. Charles Asten, Medal of Honor (1834 - 1885)

Charles Asten (born Michael Charles Asten, but served under his middle name) (September 14, 1834 – September 14, 1885) was a Quarter Gunner in the United States Navy during the American Civi...

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Cpl. Jesse T. Barrick, Medal of Honor (1841 - 1923)

While on a scout captured single-handed 2 desperate Confederate guerrilla officers who were together and well armed at the time. Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Entered the serv...

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Col. Delavan Bates, Medal of Honor (1840 - 1918)

He participated in virtually all the important battles of the Civil War, including Gettysburg, Chancellorsville and Fredericksburg (where he was taken prisoner), and was regularly promoted until he...

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Pvt. Hermann Ziegner, Medal of Honor (1864 - 1898)

Hermann Ziegner was born in Weimar, Germany[6] in 1864. He emigrated to the United States when he was 14 years old and later enlisted in the U.S. Army. Ziegner served with the 7th U.S. Cavalry for ...

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William Blagheen, Medal of Honor (1832 - d.)

On board the U.S.S. Brooklyn during successful attacks against Fort Morgan, rebel gunboats and the ram Tennessee in Mobile Bay, on 5 August 1864. Stationed in the immediate vicinity of the shell whip...

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Maj. Thomas B. McGuire, Jr., Medal of Honor (1920 - 1945)

Thomas Buchanan McGuire Jr. (August 1, 1920–January 7, 1945) was one of the most decorated American combat pilots of World War II. He was the second highest scoring American ace of the war and...

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Sgt. Alan L. Eggers, Medal of Honor (1895 - 1968)

Alan Louis Eggers (November 2, 1895-October 3, 1968) was a sergeant in the United States Army during World War I. He received the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions in combat near Le Catelet, Fran...

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Lt.Cdr. John D. Bulkeley, Medal of Honor (1911 - 1996)

John Duncan Bulkeley (August 19, 1911 – April 6, 1996) was a Vice Admiral in United States Navy and was one of the most decorated naval officers. Bulkeley received the Medal of Honor for actions...

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TM2 Henry Breault, Medal of Honor (1900 - 1941)

For heroism and devotion to duty while serving on board the U.S. submarine 0-5 at the time of the sinking of that vessel. On the morning of 28 October 1923, the 0-5 collided with the steamship Abanga...

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John F. Bickford, Medal of Honor (c.1843 - 1927)

One of ten men awarded a medal of honor for sinking the Confederate raider, the Alabama off the coast of France. Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War in the Uni...

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Pvt. Henry Svehla, Medal of Honor (c.1932 - 1952)

Henry Svehla was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his heroism in the act that cost him his life. More than 50 years later, in a review of his action, his award was upgraded to the Medal of H...

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Christian Albert MP (1842 - 1922)

Find a Grave Birth: Jun. 13, 1842 Death: Apr. 16, 1922 Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient . He was 19 years old when he enlisted in the 47th Ohio Volunteer Infantry on June 15, 18...

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George Emerson Albee MP (1845 - 1918)

Find a Grave Birth: Jan. 27, 1845 Lisbon Grafton County New Hampshire, USA Death: Mar. 24, 1918 Laurel Prince George's County Maryland, USA Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient . ...

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Lewis Albanese MP (1946 - 1966)

Find a Grave Birth: Apr. 27, 1946 Death: Dec. 1, 1966 Vietnam Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient . Born in Venice, Italy, he served in the United States Army during the war in Vietnam as a ...

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William Ahern (1861 - d.)

Find a Grave Birth: 1861, Ireland Death: unknown Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Navy at New York. He served as a Watertender. His citation reads "On board t...

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Pvt. Michael Madden, Medal of Honor MP (1841 - 1920)

he President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Michael Madden, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 3 Se...

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Ulysses Buzzard, Medal of Honor MP (1865 - 1939)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Lieutenant Colonel Haskell and his regimental quartermaster were making a reconnaissance prior to the attack on El Caney in Cuba, forward of the their own li...

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Lt. Henry G. Bonebrake, Medal of Honor (1838 - 1912)

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Lieutenant in Company G, 17th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of F...

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Sgt. John P. Beech, Medal of Honor (c.1844 - 1926)

Voluntarily assisted in working the guns of a battery, all the members of which had been killed or wounded. Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. On May 12, 1864 At the Battle of Spot...

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Michael Aheam (deceased)

Michael Aheam was an American sailor who received the Medal of Honor for valor in action during the American Civil War. Aheam enlisted in the U.S. Navy in France, and served as a Paymaster's Steward ...

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Capt. Mervyn S. Bennion, Medal of Honor MP (1887 - 1941)

Mervyn Sharp Bennion (May 5, 1887 – December 7, 1941) was a captain in the United States Navy who died during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. While mortally wounded, he remained in command ...

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GSgt. John Basilone, Medal of Honor MP (1916 - 1945)

John Basilone (November 4, 1916 – February 19, 1945) was a United States Marine Gunnery Sergeant who received the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Guadalcanal during World War II....

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1st Lt. Edward Settle Godfrey, 7th U.S. Cavalry (Brig. General post Indian Wars) (1843 - 1932)

Edward Settle Godfrey (October 9, 1843 – April 1, 1932) was a United States Army Brigadier General who received the Medal of Honor for leadership as a captain during the Indian Wars. Ear...

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2nd Lt. Charles Varnum, 7th U.S. Cavalry [Colonel post Indian Wars] (1849 - 1936)

Charles Albert Varnum (June 21, 1849 - February 26, 1936) was a career United States Army officer. He was most noted as the commander of the scouts for George Armstrong Custer in the Little Bighorn C...

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Dr. William R. D. Blackwood, Medal of Honor (c.1838 - c.1922)

William Robert Douglas Blackwood was born in Hollywood, Ireland on May 12, 1838 to Robert Blackwood and Victoria Douglas. Before immigrating to the United States in 1850 he attended Bruce’s Co...

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Major Joseph Corson (USA) (1836 - 1913)

Joseph Kirby Corson was born on November 22, 1837 in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. With the outbreak of the Civil War, Corson was among those who answered Abraham Lincoln’s call for 90 day v...

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Capt. Cecil Clay, Medal of Honor (c.1842 - 1903)

Cecil Clay (February 13, 1842 – September 23, 1903) was captain of Company K in the 58th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He performe...

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Joseph Jacob Foss, Medal of Honor MP (1915 - 2003)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain Joseph Jacob Foss (MCSN: 0-6774), United States Marine Corps Reserve...

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Sandy Bonnyman (1910 - 1943)

. Alexander "Sandy" Bonnyman, Jr. (May 2, 1910 – November 22, 1943) was a United States Marine Corps officer who was killed in action at Betio, Tarawa during World War II. A combat engineer, h...

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Gen. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., Medal of Honor MP (1887 - 1944)

Theodore Roosevelt, Sr., and Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., are one of only two sets of fathers and sons to have been awarded the Medal of Honor. The other set is Arthur and Douglas MacArthur. Theodore D...

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Major George G. McMurtry (Executive Officer of the "Lost Battalion") (1876 - 1958)

George Gibson McMurtry (November 6, 1876–November 22, 1958) was an officer in United States Army who received the Medal of Honor as the executive officer of the Lost Battalion during World War...

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Rear Admiral Claud Ashton Jones (1885 - 1948)

Rear Admiral Claud Ashton Jones (October 7, 1885 – August 8, 1948) was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy, and a Medal of Honor recipient. Biography Born in Fire Creek, West Virg...

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Lt. Col. Henry S. Huidekoper, Medal of Honor (1839 - 1918)

Click here to view Henry's Wikipedia site. Click here to view Henry's findagrave site. Henry Shippen Huidekoper (July 17, 1839 – November 9, 1918) was a general from Pennsylvania in Union Ar...

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Brig. General Walter N. Hill (1881 - 1955)

Walter Newell Hill (September 29, 1881– June 29, 1955) was an officer in the United States Marine Corps and a Medal of Honor recipient for his role in the United States occupation of Veracruz....

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Harry C. Adriance, Medal of Honor (1864 - 1934)

Find a Grave Birth: Oct. 27, 1864 Oswego Oswego County New York, USA Death: Jan. 25, 1934 Coney Island (Kings County) Kings County New York, USA Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Rec...

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Joseph Bernard Adkinson (1892 - 1965)

Find a Grave Birth: Jan. 4, 1892 Death: May 23, 1965 World War I Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during World War I in the United States Army as a Sergeant in Company C, 119th...

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Maj William Edward Adams MP (1939 - 1971)

Birth: Jun. 16, 1939 Death: May 25, 1971 Vietnam Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the war in Vietnam in the United States Army as a Major and helicopter pilot in the A/227...

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Stanley Taylor Adams (1922 - 1999)

Find a Grave Birth: May 5, 1922 De Soto Johnson County Kansas, USA Death: Apr. 19, 1999 Bend Deschutes County Oregon, USA Korean War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the Uni...

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Sergeant John Mapes Adams (USMC) (1871 - 1921)

Find a Grave Birth: Oct. 11, 1871 Haverhill Essex County Massachusetts, USA Death: Jan. 6, 1921 Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He enlisted in the United States Marine...

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John Gregory Bishop Adams (1841 - 1900)

Find a Grave Birth: Oct. 6, 1841 Groveland Essex County Massachusetts, USA Death: Oct. 19, 1900 Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Civil War in the 19th Mass...

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James Frank Adams (1844 - 1922)

Find a Grave Birth: Aug. 26, 1844 Death: Mar. 12, 1922 Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Civil War as a Private in Company D, 1st West Virginia Volunteer Ca...

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Cpl. Charles Abrell, Medal of Honor MP (1931 - 1951)

Korean War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Find a Grave Birth: Aug. 12, 1931 Terre Haute Vigo County Indiana, USA Death: Jun. 10, 1951 Born in Terre Haute, Indiana, the son of a career...

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LtCdr Edouard Izac (USN), US Congress (1891 - 1990)

Edouard Victor Michel Izac (Cresco, Iowa, December 18, 1891 – January 18, 1990) was a Lieutenant in the United States Navy during World War I, a Representative from California and a Medal ...

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Brevet Brig. General Dennis Thomas Kirby (USA) (c.1835 - 1922)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Civil War first as Major of the 8th Missouri Volunteer Infantry, then as Lieutenant Colonel of t...

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Brevet Colonel Henry W. Lawton (USA) [Major General post Civil War] (1843 - 1899)

Henry Ware Lawton (March 17, 1843 – December 19, 1899) was a highly respected U.S. Army officer who served with distinction in the Civil War, the Apache Wars, the Spanish-American War and was ...

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Brevet Maj. General Charles H. T. Collis (USA) (1838 - 1902)

Charles Henry Tucker "Tucky" Collis (February 4, 1838 - May 11, 1902) was an Irish-American US Army officer who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the American Civil War. He was born in I...

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Brig. General Edward John McClernand (1848 - 1936)

Edward John McClernand (December 29, 1848 – February 9, 1936) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action near the Bear Paw Mountai...

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Musician George Palmer, Medal of Honor (1841 - 1901)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Musician George Henry Palmer, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on...

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Loron F Packard (b. - 1903)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Loron F. Packard, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 27 ...

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Lieutenant Colonel John Upshur Dennis Page (1904 - 1950)

John Page never realized his dream of a West Point education due to poor eyesight, so he attended Princeton University, graduating in 1926 with a degree in engineering and an ROTC commission. During WW...

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John Gideon Palmer (1845 - 1901)

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

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Pomeroy Parker (1874 - 1946)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Pomeroy Parker, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism ...

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Samuel Iredell Parker (1891 - 1975)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Second Lieutenant (Infantry) Samuel Iredell Parker, United States Army, for ...

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Thomas Parker (1822 - 1872)

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

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William Parker MP (deceased)

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 Afterguard William Parker, United States Navy, for extraordinar...

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George Parks MP (1823 - 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 Forecastle George Parks, United States Navy, for extraordinary ...

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Henry Jeremiah Parks (1848 - 1927)

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

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James W Parks (1840 - 1906)

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

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Ensign John Joseph Parle (1920 - 1943)

On Wikipedia: President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Ensign John Joseph Parle, United States Naval Reserve,...

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Laverne Parrish (1918 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Technician Fourth Grade Laverne Parrish, United States Army, for c...

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Jacob Parrott, Medal of Honor MP (1843 - 1908)

One of the youngest of the raiders, 19-year old Parrott was severely beaten after his capture in an interrogation. Despite his severe treatment, he remained silent. After the successful escape of 6 rai...

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Joel Parsons (1840 - 1919)

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

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Brig Gen John Henry Patterson (1843 - 1920)

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) John Henry Patterson, United States Army, for extr...

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John T Patterson (1838 - 1922)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Principal Musician John T. Patterson, United States Army, for extraordinary he...

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Robert Martin Patterson MP (1948 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant [then Specialist Fourth Class] Robert Martin Patterson, United States...

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Joe Calvin Paul (1946 - 1965)

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 Joe Calvin Paul (MCSN: 2033358), United States Mari...

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William H Paul (1844 - 1911)

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

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Byron E Pay (1844 - 1906)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Byron E. Pay, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 15 Febr...

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Irvin C Payne (1830 - 1887)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Irvin C. Payne, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6 Ap...

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Thomas Henry Louis Payne (1840 - 1909)

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) Thomas Henry Louis Payne, United States Army, for ...

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Platt Pearsall (1841 - 1931)

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

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Harl Pease, Jr (1917 - 1942)

After the war is was learned that Captain Pease survived being shot down, and was taken prisoner by the Japanese after bailing out of his B-17. On October 8, 1942, he and five other prisoners were behe...

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Archie A Peck (1894 - 1978)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Archie A. Peck (ASN: 1704658), United States Army, for extraordinary h...

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Cassius Peck (1842 - 1913)

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

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Second Class Boy Oscar E Peck (1848 - 1906)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Second Class Boy Oscar E. Peck, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism ...

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Theodore Safford Peck (1843 - 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) Theodore Safford Peck, United States Army, for ext...

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Forrest E Peden (1913 - 1945)

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 Forrest E. Peden (ASN: 37503529), United St...

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James Kastor Peirsol (1843 - 1927)

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

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William Pelham (1847 - 1933)

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

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Charles F Pendleton (1931 - 1953)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Corporal Charles F. Pendleton (ASN: 25916461), United States Army,...

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Jack James Pendleton (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 Staff Sergeant Jack James Pendleton, United States Army, for consp...

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Edward Pengally (1824 - 1874)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Edward Pengally, United States Army, for gallantry in action on 20 Oct...

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Capt. Patrick H. Pentzer, Medal of Honor (c.1838 - 1901)

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as Captain and commander of Company C, 97th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Fort Blak...

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Frank D Peregory (1915 - 1944)

Frank Peregory entered active duty in the U.S. Army from the Virginia National Guard. The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Ho...

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Michael J Perkins (1899 - 1918)

Michael Perkins entered active duty in the U.S. Army from the Massachusetts National Guard. The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal...

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Thomas Perry MP (1836 - 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 Thomas Perry, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism i...

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Joseph M. Pesch (1835 - 1903)

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

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Alexander Peters (1869 - 1951)

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 Alexander Peters, United States Navy, for heroism...

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George J. Peters (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 Private George J. Peters (ASN: 31297689), United States Army, for ...

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Henry Carlton Peters (1840 - 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 Carlton Peters, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on...

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Lawrence David Peters (1946 - 1967)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Sergeant Lawrence David Peters (MCSN: 2004158), United States Mari...

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Carl Emil Petersen (1875 - 1971)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Chief Machinist Carl Emil Petersen, United States Navy, for extraordinary hero...

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Danny John Petersen (1949 - 1970)

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 Danny John Petersen (ASN: 515548546), Unit...

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