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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company C, 143d Pennsylvania Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on July 1, 1863 at Get...

5/10/2020 2/10/2021

Captain James Madison Cutts Jr. was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Cutts received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his actions d...

3/3/2011 10/22/2020

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company D, 4th lowa Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Columbus, Georgia on April ...

9/8/2008 8/28/2020

William Young Warren Ripley (December 31, 1832 -- December 16, 1905) was a Union Army officer from Vermont in the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for heroism at the Battle of Malve...

9/23/2008 8/16/2020

William W Halstead (1832 - 1901)

"William Halstead"

Medal Of Honor recipient Coxswain William W Halstead, United States Civil War Birth 2 Feb 1832 - William W Halstead was born On Board an Erie Canal Barge, In the vicinity of: Schroppel, Oswego, New...

3/29/2015 8/8/2020

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Recklesstown, New Jersey (now part of Chesterfield, Burlington County, New Jersey), he entered the Union Army on August 26, 1862, when he was m...

8/2/2020 8/2/2020

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He enlisted in the 99th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry on December 14, 1861, and was mustered in as a Private in Company G. He would become an offic...

7/26/2020 7/26/2020

Citation With one companion, voluntarily carried through the enemy's lines important dispatches from Gen. Grant to Gen. Burnside, then besieged within Knoxville, and brought back replies, his comrade...

9/19/2011 7/10/2020

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Orderly Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps on board the Union warship "USS Ticonderoga". He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery...

3/10/2020 3/10/2020

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Civil War as a Captain and commander of Company A, 208th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for hi...

3/17/2019 3/17/2019

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a First Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant in Company E, 207th Pennsylvania Infantry for action on Apri...

5/25/2018 5/26/2018

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 4/30/2018

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as the Major of the 7th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery in action on June...

3/27/2018 3/27/2018

Pvt. Wesley Poland, USA (1842 - 1862)

Killed in action in the Battle of Stones River. Served in Co. D, 1st Ohio Volunteer Cavalry.

3/3/2018 3/3/2018

William Bailey Avery (1840 - 1894)

He was a student at Brown University at the breaking out of the civil war, and was among the first to enlist from that college. He was in the battle of Bull Run. He won a medal of honor for conspicuous...

9/10/2010 11/25/2017

Andrew McCornack MP (1844 - 1920)

Andrew received the Medal of Honor for "distinguished gallantry" in action at Vicksburg, Mississippi. According to the records on the 22 May 1863 he volunteered to be a member of a storming party. He r...

3/25/2010 11/21/2016

Pvt. Samuel Martin, Sr. (USA) (1833 - 1931)

"Samuel Ellsworth Martin Sr."

Private, Company G, 18th Pennsylvania Cavalry. Enlisted on September 18, 1862. Served as Company Teamster. Discharged by General Order on July 10, 1865 at Cumberland, Maryland. Pension records lists da...

9/19/2010 11/14/2016

Morris Harris (1837 - 1927)

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a 1st Lieutenant in the 1st United States Regular Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Smithfield, Virginia o...

8/22/2016 8/25/2016

Brigadier General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain , Civil War hero, Governor of Maine, and President of Bowdoin college, was awarded the Medal of Honor for his gallantry at Gettysburg: Joshua Lawrence ...

3/11/2009 7/7/2016

Citation Led out a small flanking party and by a clash and at great risk captured a large number of prisoners. William Stone Hubbell (April 19, 1837 – August 28, 1930) was a United States Army ...

12/19/2012 7/4/2016

Sergeant Otis O. Roberts, Company H - Medal of Honor recipient for action at the Second Battle of Rappahannock Station Birth: Mar. 20, 1842 Sangerville Piscataquis County Maine, USA Death: Feb. 8...

4/29/2012 7/2/2016

Francis Jay Herron (February 17, 1837 – January 8, 1902), was a Union general during the American Civil War. Honors A bronze bust of Herron (sculpted by Solon Borglum) was erected in January 19...

5/1/2016 5/1/2016

Charles E. Capehart (1833–1911) was an officer in the U.S. Cavalry during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for action following the Battle of Gettysburg on July 4, 1863. Cap...

4/30/2016 4/30/2016

Henry Capehart (March 18, 1825 – April 15, 1895) was a surgeon and officer in the U.S. Cavalry during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for saving the life of a drowning soldie...

4/30/2016 4/30/2016

Citation Under fire of the enemy, successfully destroyed a valuable train that had been abandoned and prevented it from falling into the hands of the enemy. Martin Thomas McMahon (March 21, 183...

12/12/2012 4/13/2016

Daniel Edgar Sickles (October 20, 1819 – May 3, 1914) was a colorful and controversial American politician, Union general in the American Civil War, and diplomat. As an antebellum New York politici...

4/21/2011 3/14/2016

Henry Merriam was awarded the Medal of Honor. Major General Merriam was born in 1837. Earned the Medal of Honor in 1865; it was granted in 1894. He died in 1912, and is buried in Arlington National...

10/14/2008 2/21/2016

Stephen E. Chandler/From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Stephen E. Chandler Born November 20, 1841, Battle Creek, Michigan Died February 1, 1919 (aged 77) Minneapolis, Minnesota Buried at ...

1/13/2016 1/15/2016

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 12/19/2015

Marion Andrew Ross (1832 - 1862)

Marion Ross was a Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant Major in Company B, 2nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Union Army. He was member of the Andrews Raiders. I...

7/11/2009 12/19/2015

Sgt. Theodore Hyatt, Medal of Honor (USA) (1830 - 1900)

"George", "Theodore"

Citation Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party." George Theodore Hyatt (1830 – 1900) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor fo...

10/15/2010 12/14/2015

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...

7/3/2012 11/27/2015

A drummer boy, 14 years of age, and severely wounded and exposed to a heavy fire from the enemy, he persistently remained upon the field of battle until he had reported to Gen. W. T. Sherman the nece...

11/13/2015 11/13/2015

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 9/26/2015

Eugene Beauharnais Beaumont (August 2, 1837 – August 17, 1916[1]%29 was a Union Army officer in the American Civil War and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of H...

12/19/2012 9/20/2015

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...

9/6/2012 9/13/2015

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...

9/6/2012 9/13/2015

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 7/31/2015

Horatio Collins King (1837 - 1918)

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. lawyer, p...

5/6/2015 5/6/2015

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 3/25/2015

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 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 ...

4/11/2012 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 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 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 Wilson ...

3/10/2015 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 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 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 3/10/2015

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 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 3/9/2015

Daniel Allen Dorsey (December 31, 1838 to May 10, 1918) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Dorsey received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal ...

5/15/2012 3/9/2015

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 Honor, for...

3/9/2015 3/9/2015

William Pittenger (January 31, 1840 Knoxville, Jefferson County, Ohio – April 24, 1904 Fallbrook, California) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of the Medal of ...

10/3/2009 3/9/2015

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant in Company K, 2d Minnesota Infantry for action on September...

3/9/2010 1/13/2015

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 Chicago, I...

5/14/2014 12/31/2014

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 12/2/2014

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant in Company B, 1st West Virginia Infantry for actio...

10/9/2013 11/26/2014

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...

8/9/2012 11/20/2014

Lt. Francis E. Brownell MP (1840 - 1894)

"Frances", "Frank"

Francis Edwin Brownell, son of Charles Brownell and Lucy Adams, (grandson of Benjamin Brownell and Clarissa (Baldwin) Ritchie), was born in Troy, New York on July 18,1840; he served in the Civil War as...

10/14/2013 10/30/2014

Daniel Adams Butterfield (October 31, 1831 – July 17, 1901) was a New York businessman, a Union General in the American Civil War, and Assistant U.S. Treasurer in New York. He is credited with composin...

10/28/2007 10/19/2014

John Smith (1831 - 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 John Smith, United States Navy, for extraordinary he...

4/9/2012 4/21/2013

John Smith (1826 - 1907)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Second Captain of the Top John Smith, United States Navy, for extraordinary he...

4/9/2012 4/21/2013

Joseph Sewall Smith (1836 - 1919)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Sewall Smith, United States Army, for extraordinary ...

4/9/2012 4/21/2013

Oloff Smith (1833 - d.)

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

4/9/2012 4/21/2013

Thaddeus Stevens Smith was a soldier from Pennsylvania who fought in the American Civil War. He received the United States' highest medal for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his actions ...

4/9/2012 4/21/2013

Samuel Rodmond Smith (1841 - 1912)

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

4/9/2012 4/21/2013

Richard Smith (1840 - 1918)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Richard Smith, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 21 Aug...

4/9/2012 4/21/2013

Thomas Smith (1838 - 1905)

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

4/9/2012 4/21/2013

Walter B. Smith (1827 - 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 Walter B. Smith, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism...

4/9/2012 4/18/2013

Willard M. Smith (1840 - 1918)

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

4/9/2012 4/18/2013

Frank Shubert (1841 - 1920)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Frank Shubert, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2 Apr...

4/16/2012 2/9/2013

Josiah Lawrence Phillips (1830 - 1894)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Josiah Phillips, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2 Ap...

5/4/2012 1/29/2013

Joseph Sova, Medal of Honor (c.1840 - 1866)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Saddler Joseph E. Sova, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on March...

4/4/2012 10/3/2012

Robert Emil Sommers (1837 - 1919)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Chief Quartermaster Robert Sommers, United States Navy, for extraordinary hero...

4/4/2012 9/27/2012

James Snedden (1849 - 1919)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Musician James Snedden, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 5 Jun...

4/4/2012 9/18/2012

Wilson Smith (1841 - 1901)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Wilson Smith, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6 Sept...

4/4/2012 9/16/2012

David Sprowle (1811 - 1827)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Orderly Sergeant David Sprowle, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary ...

4/4/2012 8/11/2012

Andrew Barclay Spurling (1833 - 1906)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Barclay Spurling, United States Army, for extraordin...

4/4/2012 8/11/2012

Philip Petty (1840 - 1917)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Philip Petty, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 13 Dec...

5/4/2012 7/10/2012

Alfred Peterson (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 Alfred Peterson, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in actio...

5/4/2012 6/4/2012

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...

5/4/2012 5/31/2012

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...

5/4/2012 5/31/2012

Charles Stacey (1842 - 1924)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Charles Stacey, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2 Jul...

4/4/2012 5/26/2012

Julius H. Stahel-Számwald (November 5, 1827 – December 4, 1912) was a Hungarian soldier who emigrated to the United States and became a Union general in the American Civil War. After the war, he served...

4/4/2012 5/26/2012

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...

5/4/2012 5/21/2012

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...

5/4/2012 5/21/2012

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...

5/4/2012 5/21/2012

William A. Stanley (1831 - d.)

Medal of Honor See more recipients of this award Awarded for actions during the Civil War The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Me...

3/29/2012 5/20/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant John H. Starkins, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 16...

3/29/2012 5/20/2012

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...

5/4/2012 5/18/2012

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...

5/4/2012 5/18/2012

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 ...

5/4/2012 5/18/2012

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...

5/4/2012 5/18/2012

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...

5/4/2012 5/13/2012

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 ...

5/4/2012 5/13/2012

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...

5/4/2012 5/13/2012

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...

5/4/2012 5/13/2012

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...

5/4/2012 5/12/2012

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...

5/4/2012 5/11/2012

John Whedon Steele (1835 - 1905)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Major & Aide de Camp John Whedon Steele, United States Army, for extraordinary...

3/29/2012 5/11/2012