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Medal of Honor Recipients

New York State

 
 
Medal of Honor Recipients Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 12, 2012
1. Medal of Honor Recipients Marker
Inscription.
Medal of Honor Recipients
New York State
"For conspicucous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty."

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.

Civil War
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 P. USA Fireman Huskey, Michael USN Coxswain Irving, John USN Quartermaster Jones, John E. USN Coxswain Jordan, Robert USN Landsman Kinnaird, Samuel W. USN 2nd Lt. Knox, Edward M.
Medal of Honor Recipients Marker on the U.S. Armed Forces Recruiting Station image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 12, 2012
2. Medal of Honor Recipients Marker on the U.S. Armed Forces Recruiting Station
USA Fireman Lafferty, John USN Pvt. McGinn, Edward USA Capt. McGonnigle, Andrew J. USV Cpl. Murphy, Thomas USA Quartermaster Nichols, William USN Sgt. Porter, William USA Seaman Province, George USN Quartermaster Richards, Louis USN Coxswain Shipman, William USN Maj. Gen. Sickles, Daniel E. USV Seaman Smith, Edwin USN Pvt. Stephens, William G. USA Seaman Sullivan, James USN Seaman Sullivan, John USN Seaman Swatton, Edward USN Pvt. Thompson, Allen USA Sgt. Thompson, William P. USA 2nd Lt. Thorn, Walter USA Sgt. Toohey, Thomas USA Maj. Tremain, Henry E. USV Quarter Gunner Ward, James USN Grig. Gen. Webb, Alexander S. USV Pvt. Webb, James USA Landsman Wilkes, Henry USN Signam Qm Williams, Robert USN Seaman Woram, Charles B. USN Quartermaster Wright, Edward USN
Indian Campaigns:
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 USA Sgt. O'Callaghan, John USA Cpl. Powers, Thomas USA Pvt. Russell, James USA Cpl. Stanley, Edward USA Sgt. Welch, Charles H. USA
Korean Campaign 1871:
Corp. Brown,
The Armed Forces Recruiting Station in Times Square image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 12, 2012
3. The Armed Forces Recruiting Station in Times Square
Charles USMC Pvt. Owens, Michael USMC
Interim 1871-1898
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
Philippine Insurrection:
GM3 Galbraith, Robert USN Sgt. Harvey, Harry USMC Sgt. McNally, Michael Joseph USMC MAC Stokes, John USN
Boxer Rebellion
Corp. Appleton, Edwin Nelson USMC BMC Clancy, Joseph USN Drummer Murphy, John Aphonsus USMC Pvt. Murray, William H. USMC HA Stanley, Robert Henry USN
Interim 1901-1910
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:
Pvt. Bart, Frank J. USA Cpl. Call, Donald M. USA Sgt. Colyer, Wilbur E. USA Gysgt. Hoffman, Charles F. USMC Janson, Ernest August USMC Sgt. O'Neil, Richard W. USA Cpl. O'Shea, Thomas
The Entrance of the Armed Forces Recruiting Station image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 12, 2012
4. The Entrance of the Armed Forces Recruiting Station
The picture above the door constantly changes.
E. USA Gysgt. Robinson, Robert Guy USMC 2nd Lt. Wickersham, J. Hunter USA
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
Korea:
HM3 Benford, Edward C. USN Pvt. Cafferate, Hector A. Jr. USMCR PFC Thompson, William USA
Vietnam:
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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
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. Touch for map. Located on the south wall of the U.S. Armed Forces Recruiting Station in Times Square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1501 Broadway, New York NY 10036, United States of America.
 
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); Betsey Johnson (about 500 feet away); Norma Kamali (about 500 feet away); Marc Jacobs (about 600 feet away); Stephen Burrows (about 800 feet away); Former School of Performing Arts (approx. 0.2 miles away); Geoffrey Beene (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 17, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 756 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 17, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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