Congressional Medal of Honor recipients

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Neil Mishalov. After dark on the evening of 24 October , while crossing the river in a deep ravine, the detachment was suddenly fired upon from 3 sides by about Cacos concealed in bushes about yards from the fort. The Archives Catalog contains detailed descriptive information about letters, diaries, other manuscripts and historical VMI records.

Stars and Stripes. Archived from the original on 5 February Honolulu, Hawai'i, September 13, Entered service: Some minor misspelling and other errors unfortunately, may be duplicated from the government publication.

Close Print. Gordon and Shughart were part of a sniper team for Delta Force that was assigned to watch over the operation, engaging targets from their position in the Blackhawk.

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Kenneth E. Further revisions to the criteria in dictated that the award only be given for heroic actions in combat.

Barnum, Jr. Bearss became known for leading long-range reconnaissance patrols behind enemy lines and was later wounded as a colonel in World War I. The legislation was passed and signed into law in Donald E. National Museum of American History.

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The retaliation by Austria-Hungary against Serbia activated a series of alliances that set off a chain reaction of war declarations. Bush signed into law the Stolen Valor Act, which imposed a prison sentence of up to one year on anyone falsely claiming to have received a Medal of Honor.

Audio Video Artwork Photos. He had entered the service in Los Angeles but on the evening of July 3, , he found himself on the Korean peninsula with darkness fast approaching.

January 21, In total 63 Medals of Honor were received for actions during the occupation; 1 Army, 9 to members of the United States Marine Corps and 53 to Navy personnel. Melvin Morris. On November 11, , President Andrew Johnson presented her with the Medal of Honor, making her the only woman to date to receive the decoration.

Archived from the original on February 1, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tweet Like Submit Share. Has anyone earned two Medals of Honor? Gary Wetzel.

List of Medal of Honor recipients

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Dakota Meyer. Library of Congress reclassified its references to use this term. Patrick H. Hugh Purvis.