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Medal of Honor Recipients

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[centerpiece][front] The names you see enshrined here are not those of timid men but rather those who gave [right side] their lives for freedom ★ "It is foolish and wrong [rear] to mourn the men who died rather we should thank God that such men lived.…
One of 7 African-Americans to receive the Medal of Honor for WWII Awarded January 13, 1997 Clarinda High School Graduate 1939 For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his own life above and beyond the call of duty in action on April 5 …
Welcome to MahaffeyEst. 1889 Home of Melvin L. BrownFeb 22, 1934-Sept 5, 1950 U.S. Army Recipient of the Medal of Honor Korean Conflict
In Commemoration of Barren County's Two Congressional Medal of Honor Winners First Sergeant William Logan Day Co. E, 5th United States Cavalry For gallant conduct during campaigns and engagements with Apaches during 1872-73. Corporal Richard Earl B…
The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States Government. It is bestowed by the President in the name of Congress and is conferred only upon members of the United States Armed Forces who distinguish themselves through co…
Side A In Honor of Sgt. Sylvester Antolak US Army Medal of Honor in action taken near Cisterna Di Littoria Italy May 24, 1944 resident of Richmond Township Side B Sylvester Antolak Sergeant US Army Company B 15th Infantry 3rd Infantry Divi…
The Medal of Honor is the highest Military decoration awarded by the United States. It is bestowed on a member of the American Armed Forces, who distinguishes himself or herself conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and be…
Medal of Honor Awarded to 1st Lieutenant John E. Buffington March 4, 1908 for gallantry in action April 2, 1865 at Petersburg, Va. By authority of the Secretary of War H.P. McCain, The Adjutant General
After the Emancipation Proclamation was issued in 1863, the U.S. Army recruited both free blacks and slaves. In August 1863, freedman Alfred B. Hilton and his brothers Aaron and Henry enlisted in the 4th U.S. Colored Troops (USCT) in Havre de Grace. Of more…
Dedicated to the memory of those who died for their country.
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