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Brevet Lt. Colonel Peter Conover Hains (USA) [Major General post Civil War] (1840 - 1921)

Peter Conover Hains (July 6, 1840 – November 7, 1921) was a major general in the United States Army, and a veteran of the American Civil War, Spanish-American War, and the First World War. H...

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Major General Edwin F. Harding (1886 - 1970)

Edwin Forrest Harding (September 18, 1886 – June 5, 1970) commanded the 32nd Infantry Division at the beginning of World War II. He graduated 74th among his classmates from the United States M...

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General Jacob L. Devers (1887 - 1979)

General Jacob "Jake" Loucks Devers (September 8, 1887 - October 15, 1979), commander of the 6th Army Group in Europe during World War II. He was the first United States military officer to reach the ...

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General Robert L. Eichelberger (1886 - 1961)

Robert Lawrence Eichelberger (9 March 1886 – 26 September 1961) was a general officer in the United States Army, who commanded the Eighth United States Army in the Southwest Pacific Area durin...

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Lt. General Clovis E. Byers (1899 - 1973)

Lieutenant General Clovis E. Byers (5 November 1899 – 13 December 1973) was an American soldier and General in the first half of the 20th century. He is best known for his role as Chief of Sta...

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Lt. Colonel James Madison Leach (CSA) (1815 - 1891)

James Madison Leach (1815–1891) was a U.S. Representative from North Carolina. Leach was born on his family's homestead, “Lansdowne”, in Randolph County, North Carolina, Januar...

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Brig. General Robert M. Montague, Jr. (1924 - 1996)

Brigadier General Robert M. Montague, Jr., (October 22, 1924 – October 15, 1996), graduated from West Point in 1947 and was one of the early U.S. strategists of the Vietnam War. After retiring f...

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Lt. General Robert Miller Montague (1899 - 1958)

Robert Miller Montague (August 7, 1899 – February 20, 1958) was a Lieutenant General in the United States Army. He achieved prominence as the deputy commander of Fort Bliss, Texas and commande...

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George Smith Patton, Jr. MP (1885 - 1945)

George Smith Patton is the third of that name, grandfather to father, father to son, but was always referred to as "Junior." That is the way the military did it, and that is the way it is. Both he and ...

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Colonel Angus W. McDonald (CSA) (1799 - 1864)

Angus William McDonald (February 14, 1799 – December 1, 1864) was a 19th-century American military officer and lawyer in the U.S. state of Virginia. He also served as a colonel in command of t...

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Lt. General Stephen D. Lee (CSA) (1833 - 1908)

Stephen Dill Lee (September 22, 1833 – May 28, 1908) was an American soldier, planter, legislator, and author. He was the youngest Confederate lieutenant general during the American Civil War, a...

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Maj. General Napoleon J.T. Dana (USA) (1822 - 1905)

Napoleon Jackson Tecumseh Dana (April 15, 1822 – July 15, 1905) was a career U.S. Army officer who fought with distinction during the Mexican–American War and served as a general in the...

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Brevet Maj. General John C. Tidball (USA) (1825 - 1906)

John Caldwell Tidball (January 25, 1825 – May 15, 1906) was a career military officer, noted for his service in the horse artillery in the cavalry in the Union Army during the American Civil W...

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Colonel Dixon S. Miles (USA) (1804 - 1862)

Dixon Stansbury Miles (May 4, 1804 – September 16, 1862) was a career United States Army officer who served in the Mexican-American War and the Indian Wars. He was mortally wounded as he surre...

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Brig General Isaac Quinby (USA) (1821 - 1891)

Isaac Ferdinand Quinby (January 29, 1821-September 18, 1891) was a U.S. soldier and Union general during the American Civil War. Biography Quinby was born near Morristown, New Jersey in 1821. He ...

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Lt. General Horace L. McBride (1894 - 1962)

Horace Logan McBride (June 29, 1894 – November 14, 1962) was a US Army General during World War II. He commanded American forces in the Ardennes (Battle of the Bulge), the Rhineland, and Centr...

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Major General Raymond O. Barton (1889 - 1963)

Major General Raymond Oscar "Tubby" Barton (August 22, 1889 - February 27, 1963) was a graduate of the United States Military Academy as well as a career U.S. Army officer and combat commander in Wor...

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Major General William M. Miley (1897 - 1997)

Major General William Maynadier "Bud" Miley (26 December 1897 - 24 September 1997) was a United States Army major general and a professor of military science. Early life William M. Miley was born...

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Major General Walter M. Robertson (1888 - 1954)

Walter Melville Robertson (June 15, 1888 – November 22, 1954) was an United States Army officer with the rank of Major General. He received the second highest military award, Distinguished Ser...

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General Anthony "Nuts" McAuliffe (1898 - 1975)

General Anthony Clement "Nuts" McAuliffe (July 2, 1898 – August 11, 1975) was the United States Army general who commanded the 101st Airborne Division troops defending Bastogne, Belgium during...

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Major General Norman "Dutch" Cota MP (1893 - 1971)

Norman Daniel "Dutch" Cota, Sr. (May 30, 1893 – October 4, 1971) was a United States Army general during World War II. Cota was heavily involved in the planning and execution of the invasion of ...

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Brig. General Barnard Bee, Jr. (CSA) (1824 - 1861)

. Barnard Elliott Bee Jr. (February 8, 1824 – July 22, 1861) was a career United States Army officer and a Confederate States Army general during the American Civil War. He was mortally wounde...

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Maj. General William B. Franklin (USA) (1823 - 1903)

William Buel Franklin (February 27, 1823 – March 8, 1903) was a career United States Army officer and a Union Army general in the American Civil War. He rose to the rank of a corps commander i...

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Gen. Robert C. Schenck (USA), US Congress (1809 - 1890)

Robert Cumming Schenck (October 4, 1809 – March 23, 1890) was a Union Army general in the American Civil War, and American diplomatic representative to Brazil and the United Kingdom. He was at...

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Lt. General Theophilus H. Holmes (CSA) (1804 - 1880)

Theophilus Hunter Holmes (November 13, 1804 – June 21, 1880) was a career United States Army officer and a Confederate Lieutenant General in the American Civil War. Early life and career H...

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General Edmund Kirby Smith (CSA) (1824 - 1893)

Edmund Kirby Smith (May 16, 1824 – March 28, 1893) was a career United States Army officer and educator. He served as a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War, nota...

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Brevet Maj. General Charles R. Woods (USA) (1827 - 1885)

Charles Robert Woods (February 19, 1827 – February 26, 1885) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general during the American Civil War. He is noted for commanding the relief troo...

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Brig. Gen. Stephen Vincent Benet MP (1827 - 1895)

Born January 22, 1827. He was a career military officer who fought through the Civil War, eventually being promoted through the ranks to Brigadier General and Chief of United States Army Ordnance. He w...

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Brig. General James Patrick Major (CSA) (1836 - 1877)

James Patrick Major (May 14, 1836 – May 8, 1877) was a career U.S. Army officer and a Confederate brigadier general during the American Civil War. US Cavalry service Major graduated 23rd i...

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Brig. General Charles C. Gilbert (USA) (1822 - 1903)

Charles Champion Gilbert (March 1, 1822 – January 17, 1903) was a United States Army officer during the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War. Early life Gilbert was born in Zane...

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Capt. Joseph Libbey Folsom MP (1816 - 1855)

Explorer, Businessman, City Founder. Surveyor of early San Franciso, first Collector of the Port of San Francisco under American rule from 1847 to 1849. Founder of Folsom, California, originally name...

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Maj. General William D. Whipple (USA) (1826 - 1902)

Born at Madison County, New York, in the hamlet of Nelson, August 2, 1826, he was appointed to West Point in 1847, graduating in 1851, ranking near the bottom of his class, a low standing belied by f...

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Brevet Maj. General Kenner Garrard (USA) (1827 - 1879)

Kenner Garrard (September 21, 1827 – May 15, 1879) was a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. A member of one of Ohio's most prominent military families, he perfo...

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Major William Gilham (CSA) (1818 - 1872)

William Henry Gilham (January 13, 1818 - November 16, 1872) was an American soldier, teacher, chemist, and author. A member of the faculty at Virginia Military Institute, in 1860, he wrote a military...

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Brig. General John Creed Moore (CSA) (1824 - 1910)

John Creed Moore (February 28, 1824 – December 31, 1910) was an United States Army officer and a graduate of West Point. He is known for being a Confederate brigadier general during the Civil ...

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Maj. General Isaac R. Trimble (CSA) (1802 - 1888)

Isaac Ridgeway Trimble (May 15, 1802 – January 2, 1888) was a United States Army officer, a civil engineer, a prominent railroad construction superintendent and executive, and a Confederate ge...

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Maj. General Arnold Elzey (CSA) (1816 - 1871)

Arnold Elzey (Jones), Jr. (December 18, 1816 – February 21, 1871) was a soldier in both the United States Army and the Confederate Army, serving as a major general during the American Civil Wa...

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Lawrence Russell Dewey (1901 - 1994)

Career Army Officer- 1st Lt. to Major General Graduated West Point Military Academy in 1924 United States Cavelry Trophy winning Polo player, Army Host for the International Horse Show at Madison...

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Maj. General Andrew Jackson Smith (USA) (1815 - 1897)

Andrew Jackson Smith (April 28, 1815 – January 30, 1897) was a United States Army general during the American Civil War, rising to the command of a corps. He was most noted for his victory ove...

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Maj. General Thomas J. Wood (USA) (1823 - 1906)

Thomas John Wood (September 25, 1823 – February 26, 1906) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general during the American Civil War. Early life and career Wood was born in ...

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Brevet Lt. Colonel James Thompson (USA) (1828 - 1880)

Union Civil War Officer. Born in Delaware County, New York, he graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1851. He was assigned to the 2nd U.S. Artillery as a 2nd Lieutenant. ...

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Brig. General James Deshler (CSA) (1833 - 1863)

James Deshler (February 18, 1833 – September 20, 1863) was a career United States Army officer and a graduate of West Point. He was a Confederate brigadier general during the American Civil Wa...

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Maj. General Jeremy Francis Gilmer (CSA) (1818 - 1883)

Jeremy Francis Gilmer (February 23, 1818 – December 1, 1883) was an American soldier, mapmaker, and civil engineer most noted for his service as the Chief Engineer of the Confederate States Ar...

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Colonel John T. Mercer (CSA) (1830 - 1864)

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. A native of Crawfordville, Georgia, he was an 1854 graduate of the United States Military Academy (ranked 40th of 46). Upon graduating, he entered the United States ...

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Ist Lt. Frank S. Reasoner (1937 - 1965)

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. ...

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Humbert Roque Versace MP (1937 - 1965)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Captain Humbert Roque Versace (ASN: 0-87417), United States Army, ...

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Lt. Colonel Andre C. Lucas (1930 - 1970)

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, ...

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Colonel William A. Jones, III (1922 - 1969)

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...

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1st Lt. Samuel S. Coursen (1926 - 1950)

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...

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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...

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Lt. Colonel Leon Robert Vance, Jr. (1916 - 1944)

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...

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Lt. Colonel Robert G. Cole (1915 - 1944)

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...

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Brig. General Frederick W. Castle (1908 - 1944)

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...

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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 ...

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Brig. General William H. Wilbur (1888 - 1979)

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—...

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Lt. Colonel Emory Jenison Pike MP (1876 - 1918)

Emory Jenison Pike (December 18, 1876 – November 16, 1918) was a United States Army officer during World War I who earned the Medal of Honor for his actions at Vandieres, France on September 1...

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Calvin Pearl Titus (1879 - 1966)

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

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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...

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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...

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Arthur Harrison Wilson (1881 - 1953)

Arthur Wilson graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1904. He retired as a U.S. Army Colonel. Medal of Honor The President of the United States of America, in the name of ...

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Colonel Louis J. Van Schaick (1875 - 1945)

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...

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Major John A. Logan, Jr. MP (1865 - 1899)

. John Alexander Logan, Jr (born Manning Alexander Logan ) (July 24, 1865–November 11, 1899) was a United States Army officer posthumously received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Ph...

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Major General William Hampden Sage (1859 - 1922)

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...

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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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General Charles D. Palmer (1902 - 1999)

Charles Day Palmer, Jr. (February 20, 1902 – June 7, 1999) was a United States Army four-star general who served as Deputy Commander in Chief, United States European Command (DCINCEUR) from 19...

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General Williston B. Palmer (1899 - 1973)

Williston Birkhimer Palmer (November 11, 1899 – October 11, 1973) was a United States Army four-star general who served as Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army (VCSA) from 1955 to 195...

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Brig. General William E. Birkhimer (1848 - 1914)

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. ...

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Brig. General Dan Christie Kingman (1852 - 1916)

Dan Christie Kingman (March 6, 1852 – November 14, 1916) was an officer in the United States Army who served as Chief of Engineers from 1913 to 1916. Early life Kingman was born in Dov...

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Brig. General John Jennings Kingman (1882 - 1948)

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Ira Clinton Welborn (1874 - 1956)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Second Lieutenant Ira Clinton Welborn, United States Army, for extraordinary h...

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Brig. General Charles DuVal Roberts (1873 - 1966)

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...

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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...

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Major General Albert Leopold Mills (1854 - 1916)

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...

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Major General Robert Lee Howze, Jr. (1903 - 1983)

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General Hamilton H. Howze (1908 - 1998)

Hamilton Hawkins Howze (December 21, 1908–December 8, 1998) was born in West Point, New York, while his father, Major General Robert Lee Howze, an 1888 West Point graduate, was serving as Comm...

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Major General Robert Lee Howze (1864 - 1926)

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...

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1st Lt. Powhatan Henry Clarke (1862 - 1893)

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...

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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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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 ...

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Brig. General Thomas Cruse (1857 - 1943)

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 ...

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Brig. General Lloyd M. Brett (1856 - 1927)

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...

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Wilber Elliiott Wilder (1857 - 1952)

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) Wilber Elliiott Wilder, United States Army, for ext...

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Colonel Robert Temple Emmet, 9th U.S. Cavalry (1854 - 1936)

Robert Temple Emmet (December 13, 1854 – October 25, 1936) was a United States Army Colonel who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for actions while surrounded by a much larger force. An ...

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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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Oscar Fitzalan Long (1852 - 1928)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Second Lieutenant Oscar Fitzalan Long, United States Army, for extraordinary h...

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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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Brig. General Ernest Albert Garlington (1853 - 1934)

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 ...

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Brig. General Marion Perry Maus (1850 - 1930)

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...

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Gen. William G. H. Carter, Medal of Honor (c.1851 - 1925)

Born at Nashville, Tennessee, November 19, 1851, he was educated in private and public schools of Nashville and at the Kentucky Military Institute, Frankfort, Kentucky. He served as a mounted messeng...

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Colonel Frank West (1850 - 1923)

) Frank West (September 26, 1850 – August 26, 1923) was a United States Army Colonel who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for actions in fighting Indians at the Battle of Big Dry Wash, ...

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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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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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Brig. General John Brown Kerr (1847 - 1928)

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,...

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Brevet Captain Robert G. Carter (1845 - 1936)

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...

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Brig. General William Preble Hall (1848 - 1927)

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...

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Edward Settle Godfrey (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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Lt. William H. H. Benyaurd, Medal of Honor (1841 - 1900)

Citation With one companion, voluntarily advanced in a reconnaissance beyond the skirmishers, where he was exposed to imminent peril; also, in the same battle, rode to the front with the commanding g...

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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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