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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 Today

Ens. John Charles England MP (1920 - 1941)

"English"

Find a Grave Ens England's plot and marker are not his actual burial location. He is likely one of 387 still unidentified Sailors from the USS Oklahoma buried in the National Memorial Cemetery of the...

5/2/2015 8/13/2016

Col. Joseph Samuel Cecil, Medal of Honor (1878 - 1940)

"Josephus"

Joseph Samuel Cecil, a sergeant in the Spanish American War, was a commanding officer of infantry in the Philippine Insurrection. He was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor by President Coolidge f...

8/3/2016 8/3/2016

Bernard Albert Byrne (October 19, 1853 – February 2, 1910) was a United States Army Captain received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Philippine–American War. He later achieved...

7/16/2016 7/16/2016

John D. Hawk (1924 - 2013)

John Druse "Bud" Hawk (May 30, 1924 − November 4, 2013) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions...

6/27/2016 6/27/2016

Deming Bronson (1894 - 1957)

Deming Bronson (July 8, 1894 – May 29, 1957) was a United States Army officer who received the United States military's highest award, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in World War I. Bro...

6/27/2016 6/27/2016

Desmond Thomas Doss (February 7, 1919 – March 23, 2006) was the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor and one of only three so honored (the others are Thomas W. Bennett and ...

6/13/2016 6/13/2016

William Loren McGonagle (November 19, 1925 – March 3, 1999) was a United States Naval officer who received the Medal of Honor for his actions while in command of the USS Liberty when it was at...

6/5/2016 6/5/2016

Robert Eugene Bush (1926 - 2005)

Robert Eugene Bush (October 4, 1926 – November 8, 2005) was a United States Navy hospital corpsman who was awarded the nation's highest military decoration for valor, the Medal of Honor, for h...

12/16/2013 6/5/2016

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 Jan...

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...

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...

4/30/2016 4/30/2016

Leslie A. Williams, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen, which broke the military color barrier during World War II, has died in California. He was 95. Williams died Monday of natural causes at ...

2/25/2016 2/25/2016

John W. Whitmore MP (1844 - 1918)

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 Medal of Honor to Private John W. Whitmore, United St...

2/17/2016 2/17/2016

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

Paul Frederick Foster (March 25, 1889 – January 30, 1972) was an American naval officer. He was born in the Wichita, Kansas, and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1911.[1] He r...

12/21/2015 12/21/2015

Daniel Judson Callaghan (July 26, 1890 – November 13, 1942) was a United States Navy officer who received the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. ...

11/1/2008 12/21/2015

George Maus Lowry (October 27, 1889 – 1981) served as a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy. He received the Medal of Honor for actions during the United States occupation of Veracruz, 1914...

12/21/2015 12/21/2015

For distinguished conduct in battle engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. Lt. McNair was eminent and conspicuous in command of his battalion. He exhibited courage and skill in leading his men throu...

12/19/2015 12/19/2015

John Kiggins (February 2, 1837 – September 29, 1914) was a Union Army soldier in the American Civil War who received the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions...

3/21/2009 12/14/2015

Tibor Rubin (1929 - 2015)

Tibor Rubin was born to Ferenc Rubin, a shoemaker, and Rosa Appel in Paszto, Hungary. At the age of 13, he and his family were transported to the Mauthausen concentration camp. He was later liberated, ...

12/13/2015 12/13/2015

Robert Dale Reem was born on October 20, 1925 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Elizabethtown High School in June 1943. During his final year of high school, he was a page in the Pennsylv...

12/13/2015 12/13/2015

Willis Winter Bradley Jr. (June 28, 1884 – August 27, 1954) was a Naval officer, a recipient of the Medal of Honor and a U.S. Representative from California. Born in Ransomville, New York, B...

8/5/2015 12/12/2015

Bruce McCandless I (August 12, 1911 – January 24, 1968) was an officer of United States Navy who received the Medal of Honor during World War II for his heroism on board the USS San Francisco ...

8/5/2015 12/12/2015

For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty as a marine platoon commander of Company A, in action against enemy aggressor forces. With his plat...

12/10/2015 12/10/2015

12/3/2015 12/3/2015

Allen Buchanan (December 22, 1876 – January 12, 1940) was an officer in the United States Navy and a Medal of Honor recipient for his role in the United States occupation of Veracruz. He die...

11/29/2015 11/29/2015

Rufus Zenas Johnston (June 7, 1874 – July 4, 1959) was born in Lincolnton, North Carolina. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1895. He received the Medal of Honor for actions...

11/28/2015 11/28/2015

Ralph Cheli, Sr. MP (1919 - 1944)

Find a Grave Birth: Oct. 29, 1919 San Francisco San Francisco County California, USA Death: Mar. 6, 1944 World War II Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. He was a Major with the U.S. Army A...

11/11/2014 11/23/2015

He was born in Waco, Texas and entered the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland in May 1885 and graduated in 1889. He was commissioned to the rank of ensign on July 1, 1891, the rank of lieutena...

11/23/2015 11/23/2015

Sgt. Daniel J. Daly, 2 Medals of Honor (1873 - 1937)

""Come on", "you sons of bitches", "do you want to live forever?""

Sergeant Major Daniel Joseph "Dan" Daly (November 11, 1873 – April 27, 1937) was a United States Marine and one of only nineteen men (including seven Marines) to have received the Medal of Hon...

11/19/2015 11/19/2015

Mexican Campaign Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant during the 1914 Vera Cruz, Mexico Campaign. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on Apri...

11/18/2015 11/18/2015

Brigadier General Albertus Wright Catlin of the United States Marine Corps (December 1, 1868–May 31, 1933) after commanding the 3rd Regiment at Veracruz, Mexico, in 1914, was issued a commenda...

11/15/2015 11/15/2015

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

Richard Nott Antrim (December 17, 1907 – March 7, 1969) was an officer in the United States Navy who received the United States' highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—fo...

11/12/2015 11/12/2015

Major General James Everett Livingston (born January 12, 1940) is a retired United States Marine Corps major general. He was awarded the United States' highest military decoration—the Medal of...

10/27/2015 10/27/2015

William Charlie Horton (July 21, 1876 – February 14, 1969) was a United States Marine and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions du...

10/13/2015 10/13/2015

Randolph Carter Berkeley (January 9, 1875 – January 31, 1960) was a United States Marine Corps major general who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the United States occupation...

9/26/2015 9/26/2015

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 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 8/24/2015

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 8/23/2015

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 8/23/2015

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 8/22/2015

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 7/27/2015

Jefferson J. DeBlanc MP (1921 - 2007)

From Wikipedia (English) : Jefferson Joseph DeBlanc (February 15, 1921 – November 22, 2007) was a World War II Marine Corps fighter pilot and ace — shooting down nine Japanese aircraft ...

5/1/2009 7/16/2015

Joseph Robert "Bob" Kerrey (born August 27, 1943) was the 35th Governor of Nebraska from 1983 to 1987 and a United States Senator from Nebraska from 1989 to 2001. Having served in the Vietnam War, an...

4/7/2012 7/13/2015

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 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 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 6/9/2015

John Breckinridge Babcock (February 7, 1843[1] – April 26, 1909) was a US Army officer who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Indian Wars. (Note - his obituary in the New Y...

1/28/2012 6/7/2015

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 6/3/2015

Biography and Medal of Honor Citation on United States Army website Shemin, a Jewish sergeant who lied about his age in order to serve, eventually led a platoon in battle where for three days he ra...

5/18/2009 6/2/2015

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 5/21/2015

. 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 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 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 5/2/2015

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 5/2/2015

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 4/25/2015

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 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 4/18/2015

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 4/5/2015

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 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 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 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 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 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

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 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

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

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. Five feet 6.5 inches tall, light comple...

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 ...

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

) 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 ...

10/3/2009 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 Hon...

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

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

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 3/8/2015

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 3/5/2015

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 3/4/2015

[ ] 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 ...

11/24/2008 2/24/2015

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 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 2/9/2015

. 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 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 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 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 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 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...

6/27/2009 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...

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