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James E. Sterling (1838 - 1900)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Coal Heaver James E. Sterling, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism i...

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John T. Sterling (1841 - 1920)

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

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Daniel Dickerson Stevens (1839 - 1916)

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

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Benjamin F. Stewart (1851 - d.)

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

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George Evans Stewart (1872 - 1946)

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) George Evans Stewart, United States Army, for most...

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George W. Stewart (1839 - 1911)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Sergeant George W. Stewart, United States Army, for extraordinary herois...

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James A. Stewart (1839 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal James A. Stewart, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroi...

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Jimmy Goethel Stewart (1942 - 1966)

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 Jimmy Goethel Stewart (ASN: 15614853), United State...

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Joseph Stewart (deceased)

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

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Peter Stewart (1858 - 1914)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Gunnery Sergeant Peter Stewart, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary ...

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Sgt. Joseph Stickels, Medal of honor (c.1843 - 1876)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Joseph Stickels, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 9 A...

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Herman Osman Stickney (1867 - 1936)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Commander Herman Osman Stickney, United States Navy, for distinguished conduct...

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Thomas W. Stivers (1850 - 1877)

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

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Vice Admiral James Stockdale (1923 - 2005)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Rear Admiral James Bond Stockdale (NSN: 0-485624), United States Navy, for con...

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Fred William Stockham (1881 - 1918)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Gunnery Sergeant Fred William Stockham (MCSN: 74310), United State...

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George Henry Stockman (1833 - 1912)

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) George Henry Stockman, United States Army, for gal...

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James Stoddard (1838 - d.)

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

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Alonzo Stokes (1837 - 1876)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Sergeant Alonzo Stokes, United States Army, for gallantry in action on 1...

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George Stokes (1838 - 1919)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private George Stokes, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 16 Dec...

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John S. Stokes (1871 - 1923)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Chief Master At Arms John S. Stokes, United States Navy, for extraordinary her...

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Sgt. John H. R. Storey, Medal of Honor (1836 - 1916)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant John Hamilton Reid Storey, United States Army, for extraordinary hero...

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Pvt. Frank Stolz, Medal of Honor (1844 - 1926)

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

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Lt. James Stone, Medal of Honor (1922 - 2012)

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) James Lamar Stone (ASN: 0-65096), United States Ar...

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Lester Raymond Stone, Jr. (1947 - 1969)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Sergeant Lester Raymond Stone, Jr. (ASN: 52968380), United States ...

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Luther H. Story (1931 - 1950)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private First Class Luther H. Story (ASN: 14285693), United States...

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Mitchell William Stout (1920 - 1970)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Sergeant Mitchell William Stout, United States Army, for conspicuo...

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Richard Stout (1836 - 1896)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Landsman Richard Stout, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in actio...

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Robert Strahan, Medal of Honor (c.1836 - d.)

One of ten men on the same ship awarded the Medal of Honor. Sinking the Confederate raider, the Alabama, was critical to the war effort. The President of the United States of America, in the name o...

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Dr. Paul Straub, Medal of Honor (1865 - 1937)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Major Surgeon Paul Frederick Straub, United States Army, for most distinguishe...

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Bernard A. Strausburgh (1831 - 1864)

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 Bernard A. Strausburgh, United States Army, for ext...

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William H. Strayer (1847 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private William Strayer, United States Army, for gallantry in action on 26 Apr...

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George Levick Street, III (1913 - 2000)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Commander [then Lieutenant Commander] George Levick Street, III (NSN: 0-78745)...

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Pvt. Christian Streile, Medal of Honor (c.1839 - 1886)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Christian Streile, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 5 ...

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Benoni Strivson (1831 - d.)

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

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James N. Strong (1818 - 1900)

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

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Robert Francis Stryker (1944 - 1967)

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 Robert Francis Stryker (ASN: 12678792), Un...

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Laddie Stupka (1878 - 1946)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Fireman First Class Laddie Stupka, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroi...

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Lt. Jerome Sudut, Medal of Honor (1930 - 1951)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Second Lieutenant Jerome Aubrey Sudut (ASN: 0-2263203), United Sta...

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Daniel Augustus Joseph Sullivan (1884 - 1941)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Ensign Daniel Augustus Joseph Sullivan, United States Navy (Reserve Force), fo...

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Edward Sullivan (1870 - 1955)

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

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James Sullivan (1833 - d.)

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

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James F. Sullivan (1857 - 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 James F. Sullivan, United States Navy, for gallant and heroic...

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John Sullivan (1840 - 1913)

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

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Thomas Sullivan (1847 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Thomas Sullivan, United States Army, for gallantry in action against I...

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Thomas Sullivan (1859 - 1940)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Thomas Sullivan, United States Army, for conspicuous bravery in action...

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James Calvin Summers (1838 - 1927)

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

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Axel L. Sundquist, USN, Medal of Honor (1867 - 1910)

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 Axel Leohard Sundquist, United States Navy, for extraor...

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Gustav Adolf Sundquist (1879 - 1918)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Ordinary Seaman Gustav Adolf Sundquist, United States Navy, for extraordinary ...

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Pvt. William H. Surles, Medal of Honor (1845 - 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 H. Surles, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 8 ...

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John Alexander Sutherland (1849 - 1891)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal John Alexander Sutherland, United States Army, for bravery in scouts ...

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Clarence Edwin Sutton (1871 - 1916)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Clarence Edwin Sutton, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinar...

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Pvt. Charles A. Swan, Medal of Honor (1838 - 1914)

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

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John Swanson (1842 - 1923)

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

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Jon E. Swanson (1942 - 1971)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Captain Jon Edward Swanson, United States Army (Reserve), for cons...

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Edward Swatton, Medal of Honor (c.1836 - 1865)

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

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Seaman Benjamin Swearer, Medal of Honor (1825 - 1902)

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

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Joseph Sewell Gerrish Sweatt (1843 - 1914)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Joseph Sewell Gerrish Sweatt, United States Army, for extraordinary he...

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William Sweeney (1856 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Landsman, Engineer's Force William Sweeney, United States Navy, for gallant an...

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Jacob Swegheimer (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 Jacob Swegheimer, United States Army, for gallantry in the charge of t...

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Lt. James E. Swett, Medal of Honor (1920 - 2009)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant James Elms Swett (MCSN: 0-9601), United States Marine Corps (...

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Harlan J. Swift (1843 - 1910)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Second Lieutenant Harlan J. Swift, United States Army, for extraordinary heroi...

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Peter Sype (1841 - 1923)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Peter Sype, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 3 May 186...

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William "Doc" R. Charette, Medal of Honor (1932 - 2012)

Corpsman William Charette was designated the Korean War veteran to select from the remains of three unidentified combat casualties, the Unknown Soldier of the Korean War. Born on March 29, 1932, in L...

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Maj. General James Parker (1854 - 1934)

Major General James Parker was the recipient of the Medal of Honor. USMA 1876. PROMOTED THROUGH THE REGULAR RANKS TO RANK OF BRIG. GENERAL, U.S.A. MARCH 3 1913. RETIRED BY OPERATION OF THE LAW, FEB 2...

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First Lieutenant George Ham Cannon USMC (1915 - 1941)

Find a Grave Birth: Nov. 5, 1915 Death: Dec. 7, 1941 World War II Medal of Honor recipient. Cannon graduated from Culver Military Academy, Company A. He was a Battery Commander of Battery H, 6t...

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Major Henry Talmage Elrod USMC MP (1905 - 1941)

Find a Grave From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Henry Talmage "Hammerin' Hank" Elrod (September 27, 1905–December 23, 1941) was a Marine Corps aviator. He was the first aviator to receive...

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Henry Thompson, Seaman MP (deceased)

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

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William L.S. Tabor, PVT (1843 - 1921)

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

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Charles A Taggart (1843 - 1938)

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

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Ralph Talbot, 2LT (1897 - 1918)

Second Lieutenant Talbot and his gunner, Gunnery Sergeant Robert Robinson, were both awarded Medals of Honor for this action. His was the first aerial action by a U.S. Marine airman to merit the award ...

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William B Talbott, CPT (1812 - 1899)

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 William B. Talbott, United States Navy, for extraord...

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James Tallentine, USN, Medal of Honor (1840 - 1865)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Quarter Gunner James Tallentine, United States Navy, for extraordi...

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Sgt. Edward R. Talley, Medal of Honor (1890 - 1950)

Edward Talley entered active duty in the U.S. Army from the Tennessee National Guard. The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of...

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Charles B Tanner, 2LT (1842 - 1911)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Second Lieutenant Charles B. Tanner, United States Army, for extraordinary her...

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Anthony Taylor (1837 - 1894)

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) Anthony Taylor, United States Army, for extraordina...

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First Sergeant Charles Taylor (1840 - 1899)

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

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Forrester L Taylor (1833 - 1907)

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

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Henry H Taylor (1841 - 1909)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Henry H. Taylor, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 25 ...

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John Taylor MP (deceased)

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

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Joseph Taylor (1837 - 1912)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Joseph Taylor, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 18 Aug...

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Richard Taylor (1834 - 1890)

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

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Richard Hamilton Taylor (1870 - 1956)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Quartermaster Richard Hamilton Taylor, United States Navy, for distinguished a...

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Karl Gorman Taylor, SR (1939 - 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 Karl Gorman Taylor, Sr. (MCSN: 1862790), United Sta...

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Coxswain Thomas Taylor MP (1834 - d.)

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

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Corporal Wilbur Nelson Taylor (1846 - 1903)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Wilbur Nelson Taylor, United States Army, for bravery in actions with...

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William Taylor, 2LT (1836 - 1902)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant & Second Lieutenant William Taylor, United States Army, for extraordi...

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CPT William G Taylor (1829 - 1910)

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 William G. Taylor, United States Navy, for extraordi...

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John Darling Terry, SGT (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 John Darling Terry, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on ...

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QM August P. Teytand, Medal of Honor (1878 - 1956)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Quartermaster Third Class August P. Teytand, United States Navy, for extraordi...

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Benjamin Thackrah (1845 - 1912)

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

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Charles M Thatcher (1844 - 1900)

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

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Sidney Warren Thaxter (1839 - 1908)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Major Sidney Warren Thaxter, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on ...

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Ship's Corporal James Thayer (1853 - 1886)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Ship's Corporal James Thayer, United States Navy, for gallant and heroic condu...

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Henry Thielberg (1833 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Seaman Henry Thielberg, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in actio...

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Charles L Thomas, 1LT (1920 - 1980)

In the late 1980s, due that fact that no Medals of Honor were awarded to Black American soldiers in either of the World Wars, a review of Distinguished Service Cross awards was initiated to see if some...

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Maj. Hampton S. Thomas, Medal of Honor (1837 - 1899)

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

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Herbert Joseph Thomas, SGT (1918 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Sergeant Herbert Joseph Thomas, United States Marine Corps (Reserv...

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Coxswain Karl Thomas (1871 - 1900)

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

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William H Thomas, PFC (1923 - 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 First Class William H. Thomas, United States Army, for con...

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Clyde A Thomason, SGT (1914 - 1942)

In this action Clyde Thomason became the first ENLISTED Marine to earn the Medal of Honor in World War II. The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in prese...

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