New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Medal of Honor Recipients
New York State
New York State
The Medal of Honor is the highest award for valor in action against an enemy force which can be bestowed upon an individual serving in the armed forces of the United States.
Generally presented to its recipient by the President of the United States of America in the name of Congress, it is often called the Congressional Medal of Honor.
1st Lt. Benjamin Samuel N. USA Coxswain Betham, Asa USN Pvt. Campbell, James A. USA Maj. Coey, James USA Sn Conlan, Dennis USN Sn Cotton, Peter USN Sgt. Coyne, John N. USA Boatswain's Mate Deakin, Charles USN Quartermaster Ditzenback, John USN Sgt. Durham, John S. USA Capt. Embler, Andrew H. USA Signal Qm English, Thomas USN Pvt. Evans, James R. USA 1st Lt. Goodrich, Edwin USA Capt. Gouraud, George E. USV 2nd Lt. Greig, Theodore W. USA Pvt. Guerin, Fitz, W. USA Coxswain Hamilton, Hugh USN 1st Lt. Haring, Abram P. USA Sn Harley, Bernard USN Pvt. Hogarty, William
Pvt. Brant, Abram B. USA Musician Clancy, John E. USA 1st Sgt. Edwards, William D. USA 2nd Lt. Emmet, Robert Temple USA Cpl. Ferrari, George USA Sgt. Glover, T. B. USA Trumpeter Keenan, Bartholomew T. USA Pvt. McBride, Bernard USA Pvt. McVeagh, Charles H. USA Sgt. Merrill, John USA Cpl. Miller, George USA Cpl. Moquin, George
Korean Campaign 1871:
Corp. Brown, Charles USMC Pvt. Owens, Michael USMC
Landsman Corey, William USN Landsman Creelman, William J. USN Capt. Hill, William L. USN 2nd Class Boy Lucy, John USN Ship's Printer McCarton, John USN Seaman Millmore, John USN Landsman Mitchell, Thomas USN Corp. Morris, John USMC Seaman Russell, John USN BMC Troy, Jeremiah USN
War With Spain:
BMC Bennett, James H. USN Coxswain hoban, Albert L. USN Musician Pfisterer, Herman USA
GM3 Galbraith, Robert USN Sgt. Harvey, Harry USMC Sgt. McNally, Michael Joseph USMC MAC Stokes, John USN
Corp. Appleton, Edwin Nelson USMC BMC Clancy, Joseph USN Drummer Murphy, John Aphonsus USMC Pvt. Murray, William H. USMC HA Stanley, Robert Henry USN
GM1 Schepke, Charles S. USN
Mexican Campaign (Vera Cruz)
GMC Bradley, George USN Coxswain Cregan, George USN BM2 Decker, Percy A. USN Capt. Hughes, John Arthur USMC Seaman Nordsiek, Charles Luers USN Schnepel, Fred Jurgen USN Seaman Walsh, James A. USN
World War I:
World War II:
2nd Lt. Boyce, George W. G. Jr. USA LCdr. Bulkeley, John Duncan, USN 1st Lt. Burke, Frank USA Cpl. Casamento, Anthony USMC Capt. Daly, Michael J. USA 2nd Lt. Gregg, Stephen R. USA Cpl. Kelly, Thomas J. USA Pvt. Merrell, Joseph F. USA SSgt. Peterson, George USA Lt Powers, John James USN 1st Lt. Ray, Bernard J. USA SSgt. Schaefer, Joseph E. USA 1st Lt. Walsh, Kenneth Ambrose USMC
HM3 Benford, Edward C. USN Pvt. Cafferate, Hector A. Jr. USMCR PFC Thompson, William USA
Lt Capodanno, Vincent R. USN Col. Cook, Donald Gilbert USMC Capt. Jacobs, Jack H. USA 1st Lt. Karopczyc, Stephen Edward Spec5 Kedenburg, John J. USA Spec4 Lang, George C. USA Maj. Lee, Howard V. USMC SSgt. Murray, Robert C. USA LCpl. Noonan, Thomas P. Jr. USMC Sgt. O'Malley, Robert E. USMC 1st Lt. Warren, John E. Jr. USA PFC. Willett, Louis E. USA
Global War On Terror:
Cpl. Dunham, Jason L. USMC Lt Murphy, Michael P. USN
Presented by New York Council, Navy League of the United States 17 May 2008
Erected 2008 by New York Council, Navy League of the United States.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 17, 2008.
Location. 40° 45.407′ N, 73° 59.176′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of West 43rd Street and Broadway, on the right when traveling west on West 43rd Street. Located on the south wall of the U.S. Armed Forces Recruiting Station in Times Square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1501 Broadway, New York NY 10036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of Eugene O'Neill (within shouting distance of this marker); Stage Door Canteen (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Amsterdam Theatre (about 500 feet away); Knickerbocker Hotel (about 500 feet away); The Lambs Club (about 500 feet away); Schubert Alley (about 500 feet away); The Town Hall (about 500 feet away); The Times Square (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
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