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You're a 19 year old kid. You are critically wounded and dying in the jungle somewhere in the Central Highlands of Viet Nam . It's November 11, 1967. LZ (landin...g zone) X-ray. Your unit is outnumbere...

8/29/2015

Henry Eugene “Red” Erwin, Sr., (May 8, 1921 – January 16, 2002) was a United States Army Air Forces airman and a recipient of the U.S. military’s highest decoration—...

8/24/2015

Joel Thompson Boone (August 2, 1889 – April 2, 1974) was a United States Navy officer who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War I. In addition to the Medal of Honor, B...

8/22/2015

Captain Eli L. Whiteley (1913 - 1986)

Eli Lamar Whiteley (December 10, 1913 – December 2, 1986) was a former infantry Captain in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for valor in World War II, for his actions in ...

8/15/2015

George Dennis Keathley (March 10, 1917 – September 14, 1944) was a staff sergeant in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War II. Biography B...

8/15/2015

Turney White Leonard (June 18, 1921 - November 6, 1944) was a United States Army officer who received the U.S. military's highest award, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in World War II. Biograp...

8/15/2015

Lloyd Herbert "Pete" Hughes, Jr., (July 12, 1921 – August 1, 1943), a second lieutenant in the United States Army Air Forces who received the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions in Ope...

8/15/2015

William George Harrell (June 16, 1922 – August 9, 1964) was a United States Marine who was awarded his nation's highest military honor – the Medal of Honor – for his heroic actio...

8/15/2015

. Horace Seaver "Stump" Carswell, Jr. (July 18, 1916 – October 26, 1944) was a Medal of Honor recipient as a Major in the United States Army Air Corps who served in World War II. He is the nam...

8/15/2015

Jack LeMaster Treadwell [1] (March 31, 1919 – December 12, 1977) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor&#...

8/12/2015

World War II Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Petty Officer Signalman First Class and holds the distinction of being the only member of the US Coast Guard to receive the Medal of Honor. In 19...

7/31/2015

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company B, 50th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravry at Port Hudson, Lou...

7/31/2015

Amos Chapman MP (1837 - 1925)

"Tam-e-yukh-tah"

Amos Chapman (1839–1925) was a civilian scout who was awarded the Medal of Honor for gallantry while in service of the United States Army during the Indian Wars. His medal was later revoked befo...

7/27/2015

Earle Davis Gregory (1897 - 1972)

Earle Davis Gregory (October 18, 1897—January 6, 1972) was a World War I Medal of Honor recipient for his heroic actions in 1918 during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive in France. Medal of Honor ...

6/17/2015

Ensign Francis Flaherty is a home-town hero of Charlotte MI. He was one of the first Michigan servicemen to receive a World War II Congressional Medal of Honor. He remained at his station on one of t...

6/17/2015

Hiram Iddings Bearss (April 13, 1875 – August 28, 1938) was an officer of the United States Marine Corps who received the Medal of Honor for heroism during the Philippine-American War and the ...

6/9/2015

The all-African-American 369th Infantry Regiment of the U.S. Army arrived in France in January 1918. In an era of racial prejudice and segregation within the armed forces, its soldiers were initially...

6/3/2015

. Sherrod Emerson Skinner, Jr. (October 28, 1929 – October 26, 1952) was a United States Marine Corps officer who sacrificed his life in defense of his outpost and fellow Marines on "The Hook"...

5/11/2015

Horatio Collins King (December 22, 1837 – November 15, 1918) was a Union Army soldier who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the American Civil War. He also served as a U.S. la...

5/6/2015

. Edwin Alexander Anderson, Jr. (July 16, 1860 – September 23, 1933) was a United States Navy officer who received the Medal of Honor for actions during the 1914 American intervention at Verac...

5/2/2015

Captain William R. Rush (1857 - 1940)

William Rees Rush (1857–1940) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Spanish-American War, the 1914 United States occupation of Veracruz, and World War I, and was a recipient of t...

5/2/2015

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Brevet Major in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Lieutenant in Company D, 116th Pennsylvania Infantry for ...

4/21/2015

Frank Furness (1839 - 1912)

Frank Heyling Furness (November 12, 1839 - June 27, 1912) was an American architect of the Victorian era. He designed more than 600 buildings, most in the Philadelphia area, and is remembered for his...

4/18/2015

Rear Admiral Richard Hetherington “Dick” O'Kane (February 2, 1911 – February 16, 1994) was a United States Navy submarine commander in World War II, who received a Medal of Hon...

3/25/2015

Maj. Gabriel Grant (USA) (1826 - 1909)

Prior to the Civil War, Maj. Gabriel Grant, a prominent physician from Newark, N.J., served on a special health commission to battle the cholera epidemic then spreading throughout the city. At the ou...

3/25/2015

Colonel John R. Kane (1907 - 1996)

"Killer Kane"

John Riley Kane (January 5, 1907 – May 29, 1996) was a colonel in the United States Army Air Forces and later the United States Air Force who received the U.S. military's highest decoration, t...

3/22/2015

Theodore W. Goldin (July 25, 1858–February 15, 1935) served in the United States Army during the American Indian Wars. He received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of the L...

3/18/2015

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Six feet tall, dark complexion, black e...

3/10/2015

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Hanged as a spy; a Medal of Honor was aut...

3/10/2015

Corporal Ovid Wellford Smith (USA) (1844 - 1868)

"James Smith"

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Five feet 9 inches tall, dark complexio...

3/10/2015

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Hanged as a spy; received Medal of Honor ...

3/10/2015

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Hanged as a spy; received Medal of Honor ...

3/10/2015

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Five feet 8 inches tall, light hair, bl...

3/10/2015

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Five feet 6.5 inches tall, light comple...

3/10/2015

Wilson Wright Brown (December 25, 1837– February 25, 1916) was a soldier and recipient of the Medal of Honor for his role in the Great Locomotive Chase during the American Civil War. Life ...

3/10/2015

Robert Buffum (July 7, 1828 to July 20, 1871) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Buffum was the third person to receive the country's highest award for bravery during comba...

3/10/2015

Elihu Harlam Mason (March 23, 1831 – September 24, 1896) was a Union Army soldier in the American Civil War and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Hon...

3/9/2015

from historical marker in McComb, Hancock County, Ohio: In memory of William Bensinger and John R. Porter who are buried here. They joined the famous Andrews Raid to wreck the Confederate supply ...

3/9/2015

from historical marker in McComb, Hancock County, Ohio: In memory of William Bensinger and John R. Porter who are buried here. They joined the famous Andrews Raid to wreck the Confederate supply ...

3/9/2015

Private First Class Jacklyn Harold Lucas (14 February 1928 – 5 June 2008) was a United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during the Iwo Jima campaign —...

3/8/2015

Virginia D'Albert-Lake (1910 - 1997)

Virginia d'Albert-Lake was notable for her work as a member of the anti-Nazi French Resistance during World War II. AN AMERICAN HEROINE Médaille du roi Léopold II (Belgium) Croi...

3/4/2015

Lt. Cdr. Samuel G. Fuqua, Medal of Honor (1899 - 1987)

"Officer-commanding", "USS Arizona", "Dec. 7", "1941"

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was known as "Sam" and was a 1923 graduate of the United States Naval Academy. His citation reads "For distinguished conduct in action, outstan...

2/18/2015

James William Fous, Private First Class , Vietnam War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Find A Grave Memorial# 9227 His name is inscribed on Panel 60E, Line 11 of the Vietnam Memorial in Washi...

2/9/2015

Lieutenant Wilmon W. Blackmar (July 25, 1841 to July 16, 1905) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Blackmar received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, t...

1/22/2015

Added by Elwin C. Nickerson about this Ancestor. : Alexander (Axel) Hayford Reed Axel H. Reed was born in Hartford, Oxford County, Maine on March 13, 1835. He was enrolled August 5, 1861, at Fort S...

1/13/2015

Robert Raymond Scott (July 13, 1915 – December 7, 1941) was a United States Navy sailor who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Rob...

12/31/2014

Thomas James Reeves, born in Thomaston, Connecticut, December 9, 1895, was a US Navy radioman who became the namesake of the destroyer escort USS Reeves. Reeves was killed during the Japanese surpris...

12/31/2014

. Edward Rightor Schowalter, Jr. (December 24, 1927 – November 21, 2003) was a United States Army officer in the Korean War who received the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Ho...

12/18/2014

Cary DeVall Langhorne (May 14, 1873 – April 25, 1948) was a Commander in the United States Navy and a Medal of Honor recipient for his role in the United States occupation of Veracruz. He gr...

12/18/2014

Charles Evans Kilbourne Jr. (December 23, 1872 - November 12, 1963) was an officer in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Philippine–American War....

12/18/2014

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company C, 29th Massachusetts Infantry. He was a prisoner of war. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for a...

12/2/2014

Awarded a Medal of Honor, 25 April 1891 for gallantry in action against hostile Sioux Indians on the north bank of the White River, near the mouth of Little Grass Creek, South Dakota, 1 January 1891 ...

11/12/2014

Harry LeRoy Hawthorne (November 27, 1859 – April 10, 1948) a Medal of Honor recipient. Awarded Medal of Honor 11 October 1892 for gallantry, coolness, discretion and effect in handling and s...

11/11/2014

) Archie Miller was a United States Army officer who received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Philippine–American War July 2, 1909. Lieutenant Miller defended a machine gun from capt...

11/11/2014

Thomas W. Bradley (1844 - 1920)

Thomas Wilson Bradley (April 6, 1844 – May 30, 1920) was a United States Representative from New York and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor. ...

8/25/2014

Frank Stanley Reasoner (16 September 1937 – 12 July 1965) was an officer of the United States Marine Corps who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Vietnam War. ...

8/14/2014

Lieutenant Colonel Andre Cavaro Lucas (October 2, 1930 – July 23, 1970) was killed in action while serving as the commanding officer, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, ...

8/14/2014

William Atkinson Jones, III (May 31, 1922 – November 15, 1969) was a United States Air Force officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Hono...

8/14/2014

Samuel Streit Coursen (August 4, 1926 – October 12, 1950) was a 1949 graduate of the United States Military Academy and company commander in the United States Army during the Korean War. He po...

8/14/2014

Captain Michael J. Daly (1924 - 2008)

Michael Joseph Daly (September 15, 1924 – July 25, 2008) was a United States Army infantry officer who received the United States military's highest decoration for valor—the Medal of Ho...

8/13/2014

Leon Robert "Bob" Vance, Jr. (August 11, 1916 – July 26, 1944) was a Medal of Honor recipient who served in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. Early life and family Leo...

8/13/2014

Lieutenant Colonel Robert George Cole (March 19, 1915 – September 18, 1944) was an American soldier who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the days following the D-Day Normandy inv...

8/13/2014

Frederick Walker Castle (October 14, 1908–December 24, 1944) was a general officer in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II, and a recipient of the Medal of Honor. He was killed in acti...

8/13/2014

Colonel Demas T. Craw (1900 - 1942)

Demas Thurlow "Nick" Craw (April 9, 1900 – November 8, 1942) was a United States Army Air Forces officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of ...

8/13/2014

Louis Bowem Lawton (1872 - 1949)

Louis Bowen Lawton (March 13, 1872 – July 9, 1949) was a United States Army officer during the Boxer Rebellion who earned the Medal of Honor for his actions at Tientsin, China on July 13, 19...

8/13/2014

John Thomas Kennedy (1885 - 1969)

John Thomas Kennedy (July 22, 1885 - September 22, 1969) was a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Philippine–American War. Bio...

8/13/2014

Louis Joseph Van Schaick (pronounced "Van Scoik") was an officer in the United States Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions in the Philippine-American War. Van Schaick attended West...

8/12/2014

William Hampden Sage (April 6, 1859-June 3, 1922) was a Brigadier General in the United States Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions during the Battle of Zapote Bridge, an action of...

8/12/2014

William Edward Birkhimer (March 1, 1848 – June 10, 1914) was an United States Army Brigadier General and lawyer received the Medal of Honor while a Captain during the Philippine-American War. ...

8/12/2014

Charles DuVal Roberts (June 18, 1873 – October 24, 1966) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on July 1, 1898 near El Cane...

8/12/2014

John William Heard (1860 - 1922)

John William Heard (March 27, 1860 – February 4, 1922) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on July 23, 1898 near Bahia Hond...

8/12/2014

Albert Leopold Mills (May 7, 1854 – September 18, 1916) was a United States Army Major General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on July 1, 1898 near Santiago, Cuba...

8/12/2014

Powhatan Henry Clarke (October 9, 1862 – July 21, 1893) was a United States Army First Lieutenant who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor during the Geronimo Campaign in Sonora, Mexico. He...

8/12/2014

George Ritter Burnett (1858 - 1908)

George Ritter Burnett (April 23, 1858 – November 1, 1908) was a United States Army officer who received the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor. Life and career Burnett ...

8/12/2014

Thomas Cruse (December 29, 1857 – June 8, 1943) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on July 17, 1882, at the Battle of Big ...

8/12/2014

Lloyd Milton Brett (February 22, 1856 – September 23, 1927) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on April 1, 1880 at O'Fallo...

8/12/2014

Marion Perry Maus (August 25, 1850 – February 2, 1930) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on January 11, 1886 in the Sie...

8/11/2014

John Brown Kerr (March 12, 1847 – November 14, 1928) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for actions in fighting Indians along the White River,...

8/11/2014

Robert Goldthwaite Carter (October 29, 1845 – January 4, 1936) was a US Cavalry officer who participated in the American Civil War and the Indian Wars, most notably against the Comanche during...

8/11/2014

William Preble Hall (June 11, 1848 – December 14, 1927) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on October 20, 1879 near th...

8/11/2014

Samuel Nicholl Benjamin (January 3, 1839 – May 15, 1886) was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War who received the Medal of Honor. A class of May 1861 West Point graduate, he r...

8/11/2014

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Corporal in Company K, 39th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Petersburg, Virginia o...

8/5/2014

Harry Pinckney Huse (1858 - 1942)

[ ] Harry Huse was born at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York, where his Army officer father, Caleb Huse was then stationed. He was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy in September 1874 ...

7/27/2014

James Ernest "Buck" Karnes was a Sergeant in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for his actions near Estrees, France on October 8, 1918 during World War I. James Ernest "Buck"...

7/12/2014

Colonel Neel E. Kearby (1911 - 1944)

Neel Ernest Kearby (June 5, 1911-March 5, 1944) was a U.S. Army Air Corps Colonel and P-47 Thunderbolt pilot in World War II who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in combat. Biography K...

6/25/2014

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as First Lieutenant and Regimental Quartermaster of the 6th Vermont Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his brave...

5/26/2014

William Joyce Sewell (December 6, 1835 – December 27, 1901) was born in Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland immigrating to the United States in 1851 where he worked in the merchant industry in Chi...

5/14/2014

Sampson Harris MP (1841 - 1905)

Find a Grave Birth: 1841 Death: Oct. 29, 1905 Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a Private in Company K, 30th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, He was award...

3/30/2014

Stephen Wesley Pless (September 6, 1939–July 20, 1969) was a major in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He earned the Medal of Honor as a UH-1 Iroquois "Huey" helicopter p...

12/30/2013

Horatio Nelson Young (July 19, 1845 – July 3, 1913) was a United States Navy sailor who received the Medal of Honor for his actions on the USS Lehigh during the American Civil War. Biography...

12/30/2013

John Henry Quick (June 20, 1870 – September 9, 1922) was a United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his actions at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in 1898 during the Spanish-American War ...

11/13/2013

George Andrew Davis, Jr. (1920 - 1952)

"Curly", "One Burst Davis"

. George Andrew Davis, Jr. (December 1, 1920 – February 10, 1952) was a highly decorated flying ace of the United States (US) Army in World War II, and later of the US Air Force during the Kor...

11/11/2013

Bernard John Dowling Irwin Find A Grave Memorial# 6412481 Bernard John Dowling Irwin (June 24, 1830 – December 15, 1917) was an assistant army surgeon during the Apache Wars and the firs...

11/10/2013

Robert Lee Howze (August 22, 1864 – September 19, 1926) was a United States Army Major General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Indian Wars. Howze graduat...

11/9/2013

William Hale Wilbur (September 24, 1888–December 27, 1979) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—...

11/8/2013

Joseph Burger MP (c.1848 - 1921)

Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 2d Minnesota Infantry. Place and date: At Nolensville, Tenn., 15 February 1863. Entered service at: Crystal Lake, Minn. Birth: Austria. Date of issue: 11 Sept...

11/3/2013

Rufus Geddie Herring (June 11, 1921 – January 31, 1996) was a United States Naval Reserve officer and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for ...

10/24/2013

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. The son of a South Carolina Militia general who served the Confederacy during the Civil War, he graduated from the United States Military Academy at ...

10/20/2013

David McCampbell (1910 - 1996)

Captain David McCampbell (January 16, 1910 – June 30, 1996) was an American naval aviator, who became the US Navy’s all-time leading ace with 34 aerial victories during World War II. ...

10/15/2013

Frank Luke, Jr. (1897 - 1918)

Frank Luke Jr. (May 19, 1897 – September 29, 1918) was an American fighter ace, ranking second among U.S. Army Air Service pilots after Captain Eddie Rickenbacker in number of aerial victori...

10/15/2013