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Medal of Honor Recipients Historical Markers

Markers associated with recipients of the Medal of Honor, the highest award for valor which can be bestowed upon an individual serving in the Armed Services of the United States.363 markers matched your search criteria. The first 200 markers are listed. Next 163
 
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France, Champagne-Ardenne (Marne Dιpartement), Binarville — Lost Battalion — 2-7 October 1918
Co. A,B,C,E,G,& H 308th Inf. Regt. Company K 307th Inf Regt. Companies C & D 306th Machine Gun Bn. 77th Division — Map (db m87735) HM
France, Meuse, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon — Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery
Dedicated to the memory of those who died for their country. — Map (db m92172) WM
France, Picardie (Aisne Dιpartement), Belleau — Belleau Wood Marine Memorial — Iron Mike
English text: Bois de Belleau officially renamed Bois de la Brigade de Marine by the Commanding General French Sixth Army on 30 June 1918 In recognition of the courageous action of the 4th United States Marine Brigade in . . . — Map (db m86161) HM WM
France, Picardie (Aisne Dιpartement), Chβteau-Thierry — American Aisne-Marne Memorial
Front Panel (English inscription): This Monument has been erected by the United States of America to commemorate the services of her troops and those of France who fought in this region during the World War. It stands as a lasting symbol of . . . — Map (db m86789) HM WM
Alabama (Covington County), Andalusia — Rodney J. Evans
Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company D, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, Tay Ninh Province, Republic of Vietnam, 18 July 1969. For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and . . . — Map (db m99522) HM WM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — Take Her Down — Gilmore, Howard Walter - Commander, U.S.N. — Born 29 September 1902, Selma, Ala.
Medal of Honor Citation For distinguished gallantry and valor above and beyond the call of duty as Commanding Officer of U. S. submarine GROWLER (SS-215) during her fourth war patrol in the Southwest Pacific from 10 January to 7 . . . — Map (db m82036) HM
Alabama (Escambia County), Flomaton — Alabama's Own
Front CPL. Sidney E. Manning World War I Medal of Honor One of Gen. Pershing's Immortal Ten This monument dedicated to all that have served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America that this glory shall not perish from the Earth . . . — Map (db m47485) HM
Alabama (Escambia County), Flomaton — Flomaton, Alabama
Front As railroads were reconstructed following the Civil War, a junction of north-south and east-west lines was established along the Alabama-Florida border near the confluence of Big Escambia Creek and the Conecuh-Escambia River. A . . . — Map (db m47484) HM
Alabama (Jefferson County), Birmingham — Osmond Kelly Ingram — 1887 - 1917
(Front):Osmond Kelly Ingram 1887-1917 First American sailor killed in action in World War 1, aboard U.S.S. "Cassin" October 1, 1917. Medal of Honor War Cross - Italy (Back):U.S. Destroyer DD-225 U.S.S. Osmond Ingram . . . — Map (db m63762) HM
Alabama (Jefferson County), Leeds — Congressional Medal Of Honor Recipients — SSG Henry E. Erwin - 1 LT William R. Lawley, Jr. - PFC Alford L. McLaughlin
Staff Sergeant Henry E. Erwin Citation: Staff Sergeant Henry Erwin, U.S. Army Air Corps, 52d Bombardment Squadron, 29th Bombardment Group, 314th Bombardment Wing, 20th Air Force. He was the radio operator of a B-29 airplane leading a group . . . — Map (db m83916) WM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Florence — Don Leslie Michael — City of Florence Walk of Honor
One of only 141 American service men to receive the Medal of Honor during the Vietnam War, U.S. Army SP4 Don Leslie Michael Received this award posthumously, and his name appears in the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes. — Map (db m38652) HM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Florence — Don Leslie Michael
Michael, Don Leslie Rank and Organization: Specialist Fourth class, U.S. Army, Company C, 4th Battalion, 503D Infantry, 173D Airborne Brigade. Place and Date: Republic of Vietnam, 8 April, 1967. Entered service at: . . . — Map (db m69640) HM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — "Take Her Down!" — Howard Walter Gilmore, Commander, U.S.N. — Born 29 September 1902, Selma, Ala.
Panel 1: Medal of Honor Citation For distinguished gallantry and valor above and beyond The call of duty as Commanding Officer of U. S. submarine GROWLER (SS-215) during her fourth war patrol in the Southwest Pacific from 10 . . . — Map (db m74811) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — William R. Lawley, Jr. — Colonel USAF (Ret) — 1920 - 1999
Recipient of the Medal of Honor for Conspicuous Gallantry and Intrepidity in Action 20 February 1944 Mission on 20 February 1944 Target: Leipzig, Germany 1st. Lt. William R. Lawley, Jr. & Crew 305th Bomb Group 8th Air . . . — Map (db m64450) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base — Airman First Class John L. Levitow Monument
This monument is dedicated in honor of Airman First Class John L. Levitow of Hartford, Connecticut, the first Air Force enlisted man to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor. On the night of 24 February 1969, Airman First Class Levitow was a . . . — Map (db m95394) HM
Alabama (Russell County), Fort Benning — Fryar Field
Named in honor of Pvt Elmer E. Fryar Congressional Medal of Honor 511th Parachute Infantry Regiment United States Army — Map (db m60416) HM
Alaska (Juneau Borough), Juneau — Archie Van Winkle — Medal of Honor — Colonel U.S. Marine Corps
Born: 17 March 1925 Juneau, Alaska. Died: 22 May 1986 Ketchikan, Alaska Sudong, Korea 2 November 1950-For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty as a platoon sergeant in Company B-1-7, 1st . . . — Map (db m61871) WM
Arizona (Apache County), Window Rock — About the Navajo Code Talkers
About the Navajo Code Talkers During World War II the Japanese possessed the ability to break almost any American military code. Over 400 Navajos, with 29 being the original Navajo Code Talkers, stepped forward and developed the most . . . — Map (db m51537) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — Post Cemetery
The Post Cemetery predated the establishment of Fort Bowie, when soldiers of the California Column were interred here in 1862. The area was unfenced until 1878, when a four-foot adobe wall was erected to protect the graves from desecration by post . . . — Map (db m68858) HM
Arizona (Maricopa County), Apache Junction — Alchesay
Alchesay led his people in war and peace Alchesay Canyon, to your right, was named for a great leader. Chief Alchesay, born around 1853, was a leader among the White Mountain Apache. Other Apaches looked up to him not only because he . . . — Map (db m34073) HM
Arizona (Maricopa County), Phoenix — Arizona's War Heroes
John Henry Pruitt, Congressional Medal of Honor Silvestre S. Herrera, Congressional Medal of Honor Ira Hayes, Hero of Iwo Jima; Navajo Code Talkers — Map (db m92589) WM
Arizona (Maricopa County), Phoenix — Lt. Frank Luke, Jr. — 1898 – 1918
[Front of Monument]: The State of Arizona Erects this monument as its tribute to his valor, extraordinary bravery and distinguished service in the World War and gratitude to all her sons who served. 1930 Memorial committee . . . — Map (db m27631) HM
Arizona (Mohave County), Bullhead City — Arizona Medal of Honor
The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States Armed Forces to those who distinguish themselves "…conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of their lives above and beyond the call of duty while . . . — Map (db m29435) HM
Arizona (Yavapai County), Camp Verde — The Congressional Medal of Honor - Apache Campaign 1872 - 1873
The following named individuals were assigned, either permanently or temporarily, to Camp Verde, Arizona Territory. While stationed here their personal action in combat was above and beyond the call of duty, earning them the nation's highest . . . — Map (db m28593) HM
Arkansas (Benton County), Bella Vista — Medal of Honor

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 . . . — Map (db m90869) HM WM

Arkansas (Pulaski County), Little Rock — Arkansas Medal of Honor Monument
(Marker consists of over 20 panels as displayed below) — Map (db m62978) WM
California (Alameda County), Alameda — The Jimmy Doolittle Pier – Alameda Naval Air Station — Pier No. 3
On April 1, 1942, sixteen B-25 bombers were hoisted to the flight deck of the carrier Hornet and parked there, while moored at Pier No. 3 at U.S. Naval Station in Alameda. The B-25 detachment consisted of seventy officers and one hundred thirty . . . — Map (db m29431) HM
California (Kern County), Edwards AFB — The Medal of Honor — In Memory of United States Air Force — Medal of Honor Recipients
Main Plaque: The medal of honor is the highest U.S. military decoration awarded to individuals who, while serving in the U.S. armed services, have distinguished themselves by conspicuous gallantry and courage at the risk of life, above . . . — Map (db m62138) WM
California (Los Angeles County), Compton — PFC James Anderson — Vietnam War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
PFC James Anderson Jr. was born in Los Angeles California on Jan. 22, 1947. While living in the Carson area, he attended Los Angeles Harbor College for a year and a half before joining the United States Marine Corps in February of 1966. PFC . . . — Map (db m62660) WM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — Latino Blood, American Hearts
This site is dedicated to the Latino-American Heroes who received the Congressional Medal of Honor, our nation's highest award for bravery. For love of country, they performed above and beyond the call of duty. Heroes y compatriotas, con . . . — Map (db m74096) WM
California (Merced County), Atwater — A Comrade’s Tribute to Brig. Gen. Frederick W. Castle A.A.F. — 1908-1944
The heart is torn of late by the almost daily reports of heroes killed in action: Bottcher, Preddy, and now Castle. They all seem to have been made from a knightly stamp. Gallant and chivalrous men whom the Gods themselves will welcome. Brig. Gen. . . . — Map (db m108918) WM
California (Riverside County), March Air Reserve Base — United States of America Medal Of Honor Memorial
...For Conspicuous Gallantry and Intrepidity at the Risk of Life Above and Beyond the Call of Duty... — Map (db m72639) WM
California (San Diego County), San Diego — Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone — November 4, 1916 - February 19, 1945 — Piazza Basilone
Sergeant John Basilone was one of the first enlisted Marines to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor of World War II. He was also posthumously awarded the Navy Cross. He was born to Italian immigrants, Salvatore and Dora Basilone, in . . . — Map (db m83897) HM WM
California (San Diego County), San Diego — Ingram Plaza — Preble Field, Naval Training Center San Diego — — Liberty Station —
Panel 1 This plaza is dedicated to the memory of Osmond K. Ingram Gunner's Mate First Class United States Navy who sacrificed his life in an effort to save his ship and shipmates during an engagement between the U.S.S. Cassin and . . . — Map (db m51535) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — FDR's Salute — to the Officers and Men ... USS "San Francisco"' — USS San Francisco Memorial
In Salute to the Officers and Men, living and dead, of the U.S.S. “San Francisco” a warship named for our city, which though sorely wounded, emerged triumphantly from the Battle of Guadalcanal, November 12-13 1942 after . . . — Map (db m71479) HM
California (Santa Barbara County), Vandenberg AFB — USAF Medal of Honor Recipients
In memory of USAF Medal of Honor Recipients World War I 2d Lt. Erwin R. Bleckley - Oct. 6, 1918, Binarville, France • 2d Lt. Harold E. Goettler - Oct. 6, 1918, Binarville, France • 2d Lt. Frank Luke, Jr. - Sept. 29, 1918, Murvaux, . . . — Map (db m50514) HM
California (Sonoma County), Petaluma — Sergeant Richard A. Penry — United States Army
The President of the United States of America authorized by Act of Congress, March 3, 1863, has awarded in the name of the Congress the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Richard A. Penry United States Army for conspicuous gallantry and . . . — Map (db m85588) HM
California (Trinity County), Trinity Center — “Jim Swett Field”
Name amended 1997by resolution to honor Trinity County Resident Colonel James E. Swett – USMC Ret. A World War II Marine Aviator who on April 7th 1943 was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, our Nations highest award, for . . . — Map (db m56237) HM
Colorado (Denver County), Denver — Joe P. Martinez
Dedicated to honor Private Joe P. Martinez, Colorado’s first Congressional Medal of Honor recipient of World War II. — Map (db m46100) HM
Colorado (Jefferson County), Golden — Buffalo Bill
(Upper Plaque) In Memoriam Colonel William Frederick Cody "Buffalo Bill" Noted scout and Indian fighter Born February 26, 1846 Scott County, Iowa Died January 10, 1917 Denver, Colorado (Lower Plaque) William F. Cody . . . — Map (db m29670) HM
Colorado (Weld County), Ault — Pvt Joe P. Martinez — World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient — July 27, 1920 - May 26, 1943
Private Martinez was mortally wounded on Attu Island after leading a successful charge to capture a mountain pass. He single handedly destroyed more than thirty enemy defenders. For this heroic efforts and supreme sacrifice he was awarded the . . . — Map (db m62783) WM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Darien — Oscar E. Peck
Civil War In Memory Of Oscar E. Peck Dedicated – 2012 Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Powder Boy – U.S. Navy – U.S.S. Varuna “For conspicuous gallantry and intredidity at risk of life above and beyond . . . — Map (db m80265) WM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients
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Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Lorenzo Deming
Lorenzo Deming, born Sept 6, 1843. Joined U.S. Navy, captured at Plymouth N.C. at the destruction of the Rebel Iron Clad Albermarle, Nov 27, 1864 and died in Rebel Prison at Salisbury N.C. Feb 5, 1865. — Map (db m61943) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Second Lt. Sherrod Emerson Skinner, Jr.
In Memory Of Second Lt. Sherrod Emerson Skinner, Jr. United States Marine Corps Reserve October 29, 1929   October 26, 1952 Killed in action in Korea and awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor by the President of the United States for . . . — Map (db m41306) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Milford — George W. Baird
George W. Baird Medal of Honor Brig General US Army Indian Wars Dec 13 1839     Nov 28 1906 — Map (db m54720) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), West Haven — William A. Soderman — Congressional Medal of Honor
On December 17, 1944 Pfc. William A. Soderman, of West Haven, Company K, 9th Infantry, 2nd Infantry Division armed with a bazooka, defended a key road junction near Rocherath, Belgium. As the German artillery barrage pinned down troops around . . . — Map (db m27867) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — The Congressional Medal Of Honor
In Respectful Memory of Those Delawareans who have recieved The Congressional Medal Of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life and beyond the call of duty. —––    The . . . — Map (db m61103) HM WM
Delaware (Kent County), Smyrna — KC-78 — Sgt. John B. Maberry — Medal of Honor Recipient
Born December 17, 1841, John B. Maberry was the son of John and Temperance Brockson Maberry of Duck Creek Hundred. Responding to the call of his country, he enlisted in the Union Army’s Company F, First Regiment, Delaware Infantry Volunteers, in . . . — Map (db m39024) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Bear — NC-126 — Sgt. James P. Connor Memorial Circle
Born in Wilmington, Delaware, on January 12, 1919, James P. Connor entered the U.S. Army in January 1941. As a member of the 7th Infantry, 3rd Division, he was a participant in the amphibious landing at Cape Cavalaire in southern France. On August . . . — Map (db m10700) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Middletown — NC-114 — Sgt. William Lloyd Nelson — Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
William Lloyd Nelson was born near Dover, Delaware, on February 22, 1918. He was the son of J. Clarence and Carrie Phillips Nelson. Following his family's move to a farm near Middletown, he was educated in the public schools of the community. He . . . — Map (db m10609) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — African American Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial
[Panel 1:]African American Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial The Medal of Honor takes its place in our country as the highest award for military valor. The honor, awarded by the President in the name of Congress, may only be accorded an . . . — Map (db m80507) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — Samuel Rodmond Smith — April 20, 1842 Sept 30, 1912
Soldier of the Civil War, Lieutenant 4 Delaware Infantry 1862, Captain 4 Delaware Infantry 1863, Brevetted Major U.S. Volunteers and awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for gallant and meritorious services. — Map (db m107936) WM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NC-154 — Site of Old Cathedral Cemetery
In May 1852, this parcel of land was purchased by Bishop (now Saint) John N. Neumann of Philadelphia. From the early 1850s through the late 1870s, this was the primary cemetery for Wilmington’s Catholics. Those buried here represented all walks of . . . — Map (db m10916) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), LeDroit Park — Christian Fleetwood and Sara Fleetwood Residence Site — 319 U Street, NW — African American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC
Christian Fleetwood (1840-1914) was one of 21 African Americans to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for bravery during the 1864 Battle of Chaffin's Farm near Richmond. After the Civil War he worked for the federal government and organized . . . — Map (db m77543) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — Frank W. Crilley Building — Frank W. Crilley, Ensign, U.S. Navy, 1888-1947
Frank W. Crilley was born in Trenton, New Jersey on September 13, 1888. Following enlistment in the Navy in March, 1900 he became a gunner's mate and received additional training as a diver. In 1915 he made dives to over 300 feet during salvage . . . — Map (db m10679) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — First Lt. Baldomero Lopez — Tampa Native — Awarded Congressional Medal Of Honor
During the Inchon invasion in Korea, September 15, 1950, Marine 1st Lieutenant Lopez's platoon was engaging the enemy. Exposing himself to hostile fire he attempted to hurl a grenade into the pillbox whose fire was pinning them down. Wounded, he . . . — Map (db m31703) HM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Airman First Class John Lee Levitow — 3rd Special Operations Squadron
Airman First Class John Levitow was a loadmaster aboard a C-47 gunship on a night combat air patrol mission near Long Binh Army Post, Republic of Vietnam, 24 February 1969. His aircraft was hit by enemy ground fire. The enemy fire wounded half the . . . — Map (db m99749) HM WM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Captain Hilliard A. Wilbanks — 21st Tactical Air Support Squadron
On the evening of 24 February 1967, Captain Hilliard A. Wilbanks was flying his 488th combat mission as a Forward Air Controller. While covering South Vietnamese Army Rangers and their American advisors in the O-1E Bird Dog, he discovered a . . . — Map (db m99772) HM WM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Captain Steven L. Bennett — 20th Tactical Air Support Squadron
On 29 June, 1972, Captain Steven L. Bennett and a Marine observer were flying near Quang Tri, Republic of Vietnam. Responding to a call from a South Vietnamese unit pinned down by the enemy, he requested tactical air support, but none was available. . . . — Map (db m99755) HM WM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — First Lieutenant James Phillip Fleming — 20th Special Operations Squadron
First Lieutenant Fleming was the aircraft commander of a UH-1F transport helicopter near Duc Co in the Republic of Vietnam's central highlands, 26 November 1968. He unhesitatingly flew to the aid of a six-man Special Forces Long Range Reconnaissance . . . — Map (db m99815) HM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Lieutenant Colonel Joe Madison Jackson — 311th Air Commando Squadron
Lieutenant Colonel Jackson was the aircraft commander of an unarmed C-123 transport flying a tactical emergency evacuation mission to rescue three remaining survivors at the Special Forces camp at Kham Duc, Republic of Vietnam, on 12 May 1968. The . . . — Map (db m99813) HM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Lieutenant Colonel William Atkinson Jones, III — 602nd Special Operations Squadron
Lieutenant Colonel Jones flew an A-1H Skyraider on a rescue mission on 1 September 1968 in search of a downed U.S. pilot near Dong Hoi, North Vietnam. Although his aircraft was hit repeatedly by enemy fire, he continued his search until he sighted . . . — Map (db m99802) HM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Major Bernard Francis Fisher — 1st Air Commando Squadron
Major Fisher was an A-1E pilot at A Shau, South Vietnam on 10 March 1966. The Special Forces camp was attacked by 2,000 North Vietnamese Army Regulars. Tops of 1,500-foot hills were obscured by an 800-foot ceiling, limiting maneuverability and . . . — Map (db m99811) HM WM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Medal of Honor Recipients — World War I
Medal of Honor Recipients World War I 2nd.Lt. Erwin R. Bleckley   Oct.6,1918,Binarville,France 2nd.Lt. Harold E. Goettler   Oct.6,1918,Binarville,France 2nd.Lt. Frank Luke Jr.   Sept.29,1918,Murvaux,France Capt. . . . — Map (db m99915) WM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Medal of Honor Recipients — Korea
Medal of Honor Recipients Korea Maj. George A. Davis Jr.   Feb.10,1952,Sinuiju-Yalu River,N.Korea Maj. Charles J. Loring Jr.   Nov.22,1952,Sniper Ridge,N.Korea Maj. Louis J. Sebille   Aug.5, 1950,Hamch'ang,S.Korea . . . — Map (db m99916) WM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Medal of Honor Recipients — Vietnam
Medal of Honor Recipients Vietnam Capt.Steven L. Bennett   June 29, 1972, Quang Tri, S.Vietnam Col.George E. Day   Conspicuous Gallantry while POW Maj.Merlyn H. Dethlefsen   Mar. 10, 1967, Thai Nguyen, N. Vietnam . . . — Map (db m99918) WM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Medal of Honor Recipients — World War II
Medal of Honor Recipients World War II Lt. Col. Addison E. Baker · Aug. 1, 1943 - Ploesti, Romania Maj. Richard I. Bong · Oct. 10 - Nov. 15, 1944 - Southwest Pacific Maj. Horace S. Carswell Jr. · Oct. 26, 1944 - South . . . — Map (db m100432) WM
Georgia (Bibb County), Macon — Medal of Honor
Medal of Honor Reverse Sgt. Rodney Maxwell Davis United States Marine Corps April 7, 1942   Sept. 6, 1967 Macon, Georgia   Quang Nam Province, Vietnam For conspicious gallantry and intrepidity at the . . . — Map (db m53214) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — James H. Doolittle — Replica of grave marker in Arlington National Cemetery — Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
Medal of Honor, Gen, US Air Force, WWII, Korea, Dec. 14, 1896 Sep 27, 1993, DSM & OLC, Silver Star — Map (db m93117) WM
Georgia (Coweta County), Newnan — Col. Joe M. Jackson
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Georgia (Coweta County), Newnan — Maj. Stephen W. Pless
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Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — 060-197 — James J. Andrews
James J. Andrews, leader of the Andrews Raiders, was executed a few feet southeast on June 7, 1862. Andrews a native of Hancock County, now West Virginia, was a civilian spy for the Union Army who led 20 Union soldiers and another civilian to Big . . . — Map (db m30504) HM
Georgia (Habersham County), Cornelia — Hilliard Almond Wilbanks — Memorial-Medal of Honor Recipient
Memorial to Hilliard Almond Wilbanks-Awarded the Medal of Honor in the name of Congress. Rank-Captain United States Air Force; Organization-21st Tactical Air Support Squadron, Nha Trang Air Force Base; Mortally Wounded-near Dalat, Republic of . . . — Map (db m62192) WM
Georgia (Houston County), Warner Robins — The Medal of Honor — United States Air Force
Base "Awarded for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity of the risk of life, above and beyond the call of duty in action involving actual conflict with an opposing armed force" Top Tablet United States Air Force Medal of Honor . . . — Map (db m44306) HM
Georgia (Muscogee County), Columbus — Specialist Ross A. McGinnis
The Infantry Honors Specialist Ross A. McGinnis 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Division Medal of Honor Operation Iraqi Freedom 14 June 2009Specialist Ross A. McGinnis distinguished himself by acts of gallantry, and intrepidity above and beyond the . . . — Map (db m61862) HM
Georgia (Telfair County), Lumber City — Major General James E. Livingston
Major General James E. Livingston United States Marine Corps Graduate of Lumber City High School 1957 Medal Of Honor Recipient — · • · — For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and . . . — Map (db m22030) HM
Hawaii (Honolulu County), Honolulu — Kuroda Field
Named in honor of Staff Sergeant Robert T. Kuroda, 442nd Regimental Combat Team. On 20 October 1944, during the battle of Bruyeres, France, Sergeant Kuroda led his squad in an attack against a strongly defended enemy position. He deployed . . . — Map (db m13256) HM
Hawaii (Honolulu County), Waikiki — “Brothers in Valor” Memorial — Fort DeRussy, Oahu, Hawaii
Honoring the World War II Veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion (Separate), the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the Military Intelligence Service, and the 1399th Engineer Construction Battalion. “Veterans who served in these units, . . . — Map (db m26939) HM
Illinois (Kane County), Elgin — Memorial Tribute to Elgin Academy's Patriotic Sons Who Served in the Great Civil War, 1861-1865
Among Elginites who served in the Civil War, there were 153 students, teachers, administrators and trustees from Elgin Academy. •Academy student Leverett Kelley was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for heroic action in combat at Missionary . . . — Map (db m63437) HM WM
Illinois (Marshall County), Henry — John P. Cromwell Memorial — Still on Patrol — World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
U.S. Navy submarines paid heavily for their success in World War II. A total of 374 Officers and 3,131 men are on board these 52 U.S. Submarines still on “Patrol”.

Albacore, Amerjack, Arconaut, Barbel, Bonefish, Bullhead, Capelin, . . . — Map (db m92808) WM

Illinois (Rock Island County), Rock Island — USA M102, 105mm, Howitzer — Rock Island Arsenal
One of the successful projects at Rock Island Arsenal's Research and Development Division in 1961 and 1962 was the design and development of the XM37 cradle and recoil mechanism and the XM31 carriage for the XM102 howitzer. — Map (db m93133) WM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Danville — Major Kenneth D. Bailey — Congressional Medal of Honor
In memory of Major Kenneth D. Bailey, U.S.M.C., Congressional Medal of Honor Winner for bravery in World War II. A 1930 Danville High School graduate, he was Commanding Officer of Company C, First Raiders Battalion, which attacked Japanese . . . — Map (db m31963) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Medal of Honor Citations — Civil War — Dearborn County (Indiana)
Dearborn County Medal of Honor Citations Civil War Name Awarded Pvt. William Shepherd - - May 3, 1865 Pvt. Frank Stolz - - July 9, 1894 Pvt. David H. Helms - - - July 26, 1894 Pvt. Thomas A. Blasdel - - - August 11, . . . — Map (db m22171) HM
Indiana (Henry County), Knightstown — Pvt. William Zion USMC
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Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — John R. Kissinger — 1877 - 1946 — Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient "Quiet Hero - Few Know His Name"
John R. Kissinger, who lived in Huntington in his latter years, became the first volunteer to subject himself to the bite of an infected mosquito (1900) in an experiment to identify the cause of "Yellow Jack" (Yellow Fever). This successful . . . — Map (db m45205) HM
Indiana (Jefferson County), Madison — Samuel Woodfill — Most Decorated Soldier of W. W. I — Medal of Honor Recipient
In Honor of A Native Son Samuel Woodfill Major, United States Army —————— Born near Bryantsburg, Indiana June 6, 1887 Died Vevay, Indiana August 10, 1951 Buried in Arlington . . . — Map (db m22062) HM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Private First Class Daniel D. Bruce — United States Marine Corps
Rank and Organization: Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps, Headquarters and Service Company, 3d Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division. Place and Date: Fire Support Base Tomahawk, Quang Nam Province, Republic of Vietnam. 1 March 1969. . . . — Map (db m77364) HM WM
Indiana (Vigo County), Terre Haute — 84.1982.1 — Charles Gene Abrell
This bridge commemorates the memory of Charles Gene Abrell, Corporal, First Marines of the United States First Marine Division, posthumous holder of the Congressional Medal of Honor. Born August 12, 1931. Died June 10, 1951. — Map (db m8922) HM
Indiana (Vigo County), Terre Haute — Medal of Honor Recipient — Marine Corporal Charles G. Abrell
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Iowa (Delaware County), Earlville — Francis J Pierce — Earlville, Iowa
Medal of Honor WWII Iwo Jima Campaign 15-16 March 1945 Pharmacist's Mate 1st Class 2d Battalion, 24th Marines, 4th Marine Division U.S. Navy — Map (db m22944) HM
Iowa (Page County), Clarinda — Vernon J. Baker — First Lieutenant, Infantry, US Army Company C — 370th Regiment, 92nd Inf Division

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 . . . — Map (db m87435) HM WM

Iowa (Warren County), Indianola — Junior D. Edwards Memorial
In honor of Junior D. Edwards SFC U.S. Army Oct 2, 1926 Jan 2, 1951 The only Iowan in the Korean Conflict to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor — Map (db m62723) WM
Kansas (Allen County), Iola — 53 — Boyhood Home of General Funston
Frederick Funston, five feet four and slightly built, went from this farm to a life of amazing adventure. Youthful exploring expeditions in this country were followed by two years in the Arctic from which he returned down the Yukon river 1,500 . . . — Map (db m53285) HM
Kansas (Bourbon County), Fort Scott — Medal of Honor
[Side A] 1st Lieut. William D. Hawkins United States Marine Corps Born: Fort Scott, Ks April 19, 1914 Battle of Tarawa: November 20-21, 1943 Buried: Punch Bowl National Cemetery, Hawaii Private George F. Pond Co. C, 3rd . . . — Map (db m66811) HM WM
Kansas (Geary County), Fort Riley — 16th Infantry Regiment — 1st Infantry Division — United States Army
On 14 July 1965, the 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry arrived at Vung Tau, Vietnam, aboard the U.S.N.S Gordon. Three months later, on 10 October 1965, the 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry arrived at Vung Tau aboard the U.S.N.S Mann. During . . . — Map (db m89131) HM WM
Kansas (Geary County), Fort Riley — Private Robert T. Henry Bridge
Named in honor of Private Robert T. Henry, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, posthumously awarded the MEDAL OF HONOR for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty in action at Luchen, Germany 3 . . . — Map (db m43969) HM
Kansas (Lyon County), Emporia — Grant Frederick Timmerman — In Memory Of
Medal of Honor Sgt US Marine Corps World War II Feb 14 1918 Jul 8 1944 —————— Sergeant Grant R. Timmerman United States Marine Corps WWII KIA 8 July 1944 Saipan Island United States Navy . . . — Map (db m49873) HM
Kansas (Marion County), Pilsen — Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun — 1st Cavalry United States Army
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Kansas (Marion County), Pilsen — Chaplain (Father) Emil J. Kapaun — In Memory Of
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Kansas (Pratt County), Pratt — Father Emil J. Kapaun — Chaplain — "The Shepherd in Combat Boots"
Capt. U.S. Army WWII • Korea Died in Pyokotong, Korea POW Camp 5-6-51 while shepherding his men and giving of his own food and clothing. Born at Pilsen, Ks. — Map (db m65084) HM WM
Kentucky (Barren County), Glasgow — Barren County's Medal of Honor Winners
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. . . . — Map (db m88130) HM WM
Kentucky (Breathitt County), Jackson — Willie Sandlin
Kentuckys only medal of honor winner in World War I. Born at the head of Freeman fork of Longs Creek, Breathitt County, KY. Jan. 1. 1890. Single handedly destroyed three German machine gun nests. Killed 24 enemy soldiers near Bois De Froges France . . . — Map (db m73884) WM
Kentucky (Henderson County), Henderson — They Served with Honor for Freedom
In Memory of Luther Skaggs, Jr. Medal of Honor—World War II Gary L. Littrell Medal of Honor—Vietnam War — Map (db m89389) WM
Kentucky (Laurel County), Lily — 2033 — First Lt. Carl H. Dodd / Medal of Honor Winner — (1925-1996)
(side 1) First Lt. Carl H. Dodd This Medal of Honor recipient was born in Harlan Co. Dodd served with Co. E, 5th Regimental Combat Team, U.S. Army. He was awarded the medal for heroic action in the Korean War for capture of Hill . . . — Map (db m62761) HM
Kentucky (Leslie County), Hyden — 631 — Sgt. Willie Sandlin
Only Kentuckian to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor in World War I. Born in Kentucky on Jan. 1, 1891. He enlisted 1917, serving as sergeant in 132d Inf., 33d Div. Medal was awarded for bravery, coolness in putting three machine-gun nests out . . . — Map (db m84398) HM
Kentucky (Letcher County), Jenkins — 1906 — Lt. Darwin K. Kyle
This Congressional Medal of Honor winner fought in Korean War. Born in Jenkins, June 1918, Second Lt. Kyle in U.S. Army with Co. K, 7th Inf. Regt., 3d Inf. Div. Lt. Kyle rallied his men amid intensive fighting to renew attacks on enemy machine-gun . . . — Map (db m97121) HM
Kentucky (Lincoln County), McKinney — 2013 — PFC William B. Baugh, USMC / Medal of Honor Winner
PFC William B. Baugh, USMC This Congressional Medal of Honor recipient born near here July 7, 1930. Baugh served with Co. G, 3rd Battalion, First Marines, First Marine Div. (Reinforced). Awarded honor posthumously for gallantry at risk of . . . — Map (db m83460) HM
Kentucky (Lyon County), Grand Rivers — 2107 — Andrew Jackson Smith — Medal of Honor
This Medal of Honor recipient was born a slave in Lyon County, Ky., on September 3, 1843. Andrew Jackson Smith escaped to Union Army at 19 and fell in with 41st Illinois. Wounded at Battle of Shiloh. Recuperated at Clinton, Illinois, where he heard . . . — Map (db m62855) WM
Kentucky (Madison County), Richmond — 2030 — Medal of Honor Winners
(Side A) Pvt. William M. Harris and Pvt. Thomas W. Stivers were born in 1850 in Madison Co., Ky. Pvt. George D. Scott was born 1850 in Garrard Co., Ky. These three individuals joined Capt. Thomas B. Weir's Co. D, 7th U.S. Cavalry. They . . . — Map (db m30890) HM
Kentucky (Mason County), Maysville — 2319 — John Samuel Darrough / Medal of Honor Recipient
Side 1 John Samuel Darrough Born in Maysville on April 6, 1841. His family moved to Iroquois Co., Illinois in 1852. He enlisted in 1862 and served in Co. F, 113th Illinois Infantry where he rose to the rank of Sergeant. He was . . . — Map (db m83611) HM
Kentucky (Rockcastle County), Livingston — Congressional Medal of Honor — Awarded to Private First Class David M. Smith
Born November 10, 1926, Livingston, Kentucky - Died September 1, 1950, Yongsan Village, Korea.

Drafted in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, PFC David M. Smith died in battle when he sacrificed his life to save his comrades-in-arms when he . . . — Map (db m103715) WM

Kentucky (Rockcastle County), Livingston — 1643 — PFC David M. Smith / Medal of Honor Winner
PFC David M. Smith Homesite of this Congressional Medal of Honor winner, born in Livingston, Ky., Nov. 10, 1926. Church built here, 1974. Smith served with the U.S. Army, Co. E, 9th Inf. Regt., 2d Inf. Div., during Korean Conflict. The honor . . . — Map (db m103713) HM
Louisiana (Allen Parish), Oakdale — Sgt. Leroy Johnson
"Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay his life down for his friend." No more appropriate words could be used than the above in the incident relative to the death of U.S. Army Sgt. Leroy Johnson of Oakdale, La., who covered . . . — Map (db m86706) HM WM
Louisiana (Tangipahoa Parish), Ponchatoula — PFC Raymond "Mike" Clausen, Jr. — Medal of Honor USMC — 14 October 1947 - 30 May 2004
Citation For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 263, Marine Aircraft Group 16, First Marine Aircraft Wing, during operations . . . — Map (db m99704) HM WM
Maine (Cumberland County), Brunswick — Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain — 1828     1914
Major General of United States Volunteers Recipient of Congressional Medal of Honor for gallant conduct at Battle of Gettysburg Governor of Maine     1867 – 1871 President of Bowdoin College   1871 – 1888 Marked by State of Maine . . . — Map (db m21398) HM
Maine (Kennebec County), Augusta — World War II and Korean War Memorial — Courage
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Maine (Waldo County), Burnham — Cpl. Clair Goodblood Memorial — Korean War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
(Black Granite) Medal of Honor-Cpl Clair Goodblood, born September 18, 1929-Killed in Action April 25, 1951 --(Gray Granite) Korean War Hero-Cpl Goodblood was a member of Company D, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. While serving as a . . . — Map (db m62470) WM
Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Annapolis — Norman Scott Natatorium — Named in honor of Rear Admiral Norman Scott, U.S. Navy — U.S.N.A. Class of 1911
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Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Annapolis — Vice Admiral James Bond Stockdale — 1923 - 2005
[Panel 1:] [Rendering of the Medal of Honor (U.S. Navy/Marine Corps)] "Never give in; never give in; never, never, never--in nothing great or small, large or petty--never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. . . . — Map (db m12972) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — 29th Division Association — Center Haute Meuse 1917-Sector Alsace Argonne 1919
Charles Hazeltine Hammann Ens Air Service U.S. Navy March 16, 1892-June 14, 1919

Henry Gilbert Costin Pvt. Co. H, 115TH Inf., 29th Div June 15, 1898-October 8, 1918.

Ensign Hammann rescued a fellow pilot by landing his seaplane on . . . — Map (db m101516) WM

Maryland, Baltimore — Druid Hill — Strategic Union Encampment
Within a year of the April 1861 Baltimore Riots, the first of several U.S. Army camps and fortifications began encircling Druid Hill, and important location high above the city and adjacent to the Northern Central Railroad. The 114th and 150th New . . . — Map (db m7594) HM
Maryland (Baltimore County), Owings Mills — Lieutenant Milton Ernest Ricketts Memorial — World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
In Memory of Lieutenant Milton Ernest Ricketts, United States Navy, August 7, 1913-May 8, 1942. Lieutenant Ricketts of Baltimore County was killed in action during World War II, aboard the Aircraft Carrier USS Yorktown (CV 5), in the battle of the . . . — Map (db m72402) WM
Maryland (Baltimore County), Reisterstown — “Buffalo Soldiers”
First Sgt. Augustus Walley, a Reisterstown native, awarded The Congressional Medal of Honor for bravery at Cuchillo Negro Mountain, New Mexico. Dedicated on the 100th anniversary of The Spanish-American War July 13, 1998. — Map (db m7196) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — 1st Lieutenant John E. Buffington
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Maryland (Frederick County), Burkittsville — Medal of Honor Recipients
In July 1862 Congress authorized the president to present medals to soldiers of the United States Army for gallant and meritorious service. On September 14, 1862, two soldiers so distinguished themselves during the fighting at Crampton’s Gap that . . . — Map (db m2152) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Frederick — Desperate Escape
After Union General Wallace ordered the covered bridge burned, the railroad bridge became the only route of escape for Lieutenant Davis and his men, who were seperated from the rest of the Union forces by the river. His troops fought bravely all . . . — Map (db m82115) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Frederick — Retreat
At about 5:00 p.m. on July 9, 1864, the Confederates stormed the Union line on the Georgetown Pike. Union General Wallace ordered the withdrawal and chaos soon followed. With Confederates in hot pursuit, Union troops fled past Gambrill Mill, then . . . — Map (db m82118) HM
Maryland (Harford County), Havre de Grace — Alfred B. Hilton — Medal of Honor Recipient
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. . . . — Map (db m92020) HM
Maryland (Harford County), Havre de Grace — Alfred B. Hilton Memorial Park
Alfred Hilton lived at his father's farm on Gravel Hill Road until August 1863, when he enlisted in Company H., 4th United States Colored Troops. He fought with distinction in several engagements in Virginia. As the national Color Sergeant, he was . . . — Map (db m101718) HM WM
Maryland (Howard County), Ellicott City — Decatur Dorsey — Civil War Hero
Howard County native Decatur Dorsey was one of only sixteen African American soldiers to received the Medal of Honor for courage under fire during the Civil War. Sgt. Dorsey, of Company B, 39th United States Colored Troops, earned his medal at the . . . — Map (db m5756) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Bethesda — "All are Welcome to the Healing Plaza" — Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
All are Welcome to the Healing Plaza This plaza is a tribute to the history and legacy of two great military medical institutions and their contributions to military medicine. Through this garden’s peaceful landscape, sculpture, and . . . — Map (db m70946) HM WM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Hyattsville — Christian A Fleetwood
Medal of Honor Sergeant Major 4th US Colored Troops Civil War 1840 † 1914 — Map (db m74553) WM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Hyattsville — Thomas R Hawkins
In Memory of Thomas R Hawkins Medal of Honor Sergeant Major 6th US Colored Infantry Civil War 1840 † 1870 — Map (db m74789) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Hagerstown — Corporal William Othello Wilson
United States Army Medal of Honor Recipient and Buffalo Soldier William Othello Wilson, a native of Hagerstown, Maryland, enlisted in the U.S. Army on August 21, 1889, at age 22 in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was subsequently assigned to the . . . — Map (db m5755) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Hagerstown — William Othello Wilson — 1867 - 1928 — Military Figure
Born and raised in Hagerstown, Wilson enlisted in the 9th U.S. Cavalry (“Buffalo Soldiers”) in 1889. on December 30,1890 (the day after the battle of Wounded Knee), Corporal Wilson was in a party escorting a supply train when they . . . — Map (db m107094) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — Johnny Cook
At the Battle of Antietam, 15-year-old Johnny Cook was the bugler for Battery B, Fourth United States Artillery. During the Union First Corps attack down the Hagerstown Pike, forty of the battery's one hundred men were killed or wounded. Johnny . . . — Map (db m5815) HM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), Dartmouth — Col. Lewis L. Millett Memorial
Col. Lewis L. Millett, U.S. Army Medal of Honor, D.H.S. (Dartmouth High School) Class 1940, American Legion Post 307, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9059. — Map (db m95016) WM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), Dartmouth — Pvt. David Lewis Gifford Memorial
This memorial statue is dedicated to Medal of Honor recipient Private David Lewis Gifford Company B, 4th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Cavalry and all Dartmouth residents who served in the Civil War. 1861-1865. — Map (db m95017) HM
Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Dedham — Vietnam War Memorial — John A. Barnes III — Vietnam War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
Dedicated to the men and women of Dedham who served their country with honor and Valor and the lasting memory of those who gave their lives during the Vietnam War.

PFC John A. Barnes III, U.S. Army 12 Nov. 1967, Awarded Congressional Medal of . . . — Map (db m62533) WM

Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Charlestown (Boston) — A New View of an Old Ship — USS Cassin Young (DD-793) — Charlestown Naval Yard, Boston National Historical Park
Since 1981, millions of visitors have walked the decks of USS CASSIN YOUNG, experiencing her history and heroics. Now they have the opportunity to see a new side of this “greyhound of the sea” - what lies below the waterline. . . . — Map (db m71480) WM
Michigan (Hillsdale County), Allen — Allens' Own Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients
Civil War Captain William G. Whitney 1840 - 1915 Born: Allen, Michigan Company B Eleventh Michigan Infantry Medal of Honor Award: September 20, 1863 Chickamauga, Georgia Vietnam War Staff Sergeant James Leroy Bondsteel . . . — Map (db m66785) HM WM
Michigan (Kalamazoo County), Galesburg — William Rufus Shafter Memorial
(Left Side Tablet) William Rufus Shafter A Michigan solider whose valorous conduct in the Rebellion, in the Indian Wars and in the Spanish-American War, added glory to the military annals of the United States. Born in this . . . — Map (db m68812) HM WM
Michigan (Van Buren County), South Haven — Corporal Duane E. Dewey
During the Korean War, Corporal Duane Edgar Dewey of the 2nd Battalion 5th Marines from South Haven, was the first person to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor from then President Eisenhower. He earned the nation’s highest award for heroism on . . . — Map (db m61712) HM WM
Minnesota (McLeod County), Hutchinson — McLeod County Veterans Memorial Park
McLeod County Veterans Memorial Park Dedicated to the men and women who answered the call to duty. Serving their country in war time and peace. Never let their sacrifice be forgotten. Civil War 1861 - 1865 We highly resolve . . . — Map (db m78791) WM
Mississippi (Carroll County), Coila — Sgt. John A. Pittman — Medal of Honor
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 Services of the United States of America. Sgt. Pittman earned this medal by his actions in Korea on 26 . . . — Map (db m62805) WM
Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — Manning F. Force Monument — Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
Manning F. Force-Col. 20th Ohio Infantry, Commanding 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division 17th Corps. June 4-July 4 1863. — Map (db m92874) WM
Mississippi (Washington County), Greenville — Pvt. Robert T. (Bobby) Henry
Enlisted for service in World War II. Served in Co. B. 16th Inf. Reg., 1st Army Div., U.S. Army. Posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions on Dec. 3, 1944, when he was mortally wounded in his single-handed attack on five . . . — Map (db m62759) WM
Mississippi (Wayne County), Waynesboro — Lt. Jake W. Lindsey Highway
Lt. Lindsey was awarded the 100th Congressional Medal of Honor given in World War II. Presented by Pres. Truman, Lindsey was the only recipient to ever receive the award before a Joint Session of the Congress. — Map (db m80370) HM
Missouri (Butler County), Poplar Bluff — Pvt. Billie Gene Kanell
Dedicated to the memory of Pvt. Billie Gene Kanell 35th Infantry Regiment 25th Infantry Division - Company I Korean War Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor and to all the servicemen of Butler County Missouri who made the supreme sacrifice for . . . — Map (db m36139) HM
Missouri (Madison County), Fredericktown — Henry F. Frizzell Memorial
The President of the United States in the name of the Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Henry F. Frizzell. Rank: Private, Company B, 6th MO. Infantry. Place and date: Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863. Entered service: Fort . . . — Map (db m109588) WM
Nebraska (Dawes County), Fort Robinson State Park — 392 — Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Robinson
Black soldiers of the Ninth and Tenth Cavalry regiments (called "buffalo soldiers" by the Plains Indians) garrisoned Fort Robinson for eighteen years and played an important role in northwestern Nebraska's history. Organized in 1866, the regiments . . . — Map (db m4134) HM
Nebraska (Douglas County), Omaha — "Among the Valiant"
American servicemen have displayed exemplary courage in all our nation's wars. They have sacrificed their time, their energy, given their blood and thousands their lives, to help keep America free. This flag is a special tribute to the Medal of . . . — Map (db m35168) WM
Nebraska (Nuckolls County), Ruskin — 330 — The Skirmish at Spring Creek
From April through October 1870 Company C of the second U.S. Cavalry garrisoned a temporary military post, Camp Bingham, located northeast of here on the Little Blue River, to protect nearby settlements from Indians.

On May 15 Sergeant Patrick . . . — Map (db m85665) WM

New Hampshire (Hillsborough County), Peterborough — The War Of The Rebellion — Peterborough Soldiers Sacrificed
Capt. Gustavus A. Forbush 13th N.H. Regt. • Lieut. Timothy K. Ames 6th “ “ • Lieut. Charles L. Fuller 6th N.H. Regt. • Lieut. John M. Dodd 6th “ “ Charles O. Collister 2nd N.H. Regt. • Newman Hall 2nd “ “ . . . — Map (db m73732) WM
New Jersey (Atlantic County), Atlantic City — New Jersey Korean War Memorial
Freedom is Not Free [Following the title is a list of New Jersey veterans who died in the Korean War. See link below for a list of "those who did not return."]Map (db m5797) WM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Ramsey — Master Sergeant Charles E. Hosking, Jr. Memorial — Vietnam War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient — May 12, 1924-March 21, 1967
United States Army-Detachment A-302, Company A, 5th Special Forces Group, Airborne, 1st Special Forces-United States Congressional Medal of Honor. The United States Congressional Medal of Honor was awarded to Master Sergeant Charles E. Hosking, Jr. . . . — Map (db m62762) WM
New Jersey (Camden County), Audubon — A Tribute to Audubon's Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients
Panel 1 Samuel M. Sampler In memory of his bold charge through hostile fire resulting in the surrender of twenty-eight enemy soldiers near St. Etienne, France, 8 October 1918. He died on 19 November 1979. Panel 2 Edward C. Benfold In . . . — Map (db m64169) WM
New Jersey (Cape May County), Cape May — Edwin Joseph Hill, CMH — 1895 – 1941 — World War II Hero
          Born Philadelphia, October 4, 1895, enlisted U.S. Navy 1912, served World War I U.S.S. Melville; later on U.S.S. Saratoga, Yorktown, Reina, Mercedes, New Mexico and Pennsylvania. Instructor in seamanship U.S. Naval Academy 1922-24. . . . — Map (db m75293) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Bayonne — Stephen R. Gregg / Bayonne Park
Lt. Stephen R. Gregg U. S. Army – 143rd Infantry, 36th Infantry Division Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient For his role in Action on August 27, 1944 Near Montelimar, France — Map (db m54637) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Trenton — Sgt. John P. Beech
Born May 1, 1844, in Staffordshire, England. Beech emigrated to Boston in 1848. In 1856, he moved to Trenton and found a job with City Pottery, at the corner of Perry and Carroll Streets. Beech joined Co. B, 4th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry on . . . — Map (db m4464) HM
New Jersey (Middlesex County), East Brunswick — Basilone Memorial Bridge
Dedicated to the Memory of Gunnery Sergeant John A. Basilone of Raritan, NJ, United States Marine Corps. Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for extraordinary heroism at Guadalcanal 1942. Killed in Action at Iwo Jima 1945. November 30, 1951 — Map (db m60985) HM
New Jersey (Middlesex County), New Brunswick — SSgt. Frank Z. Molnar
In memory of SSgt. Frank Z. Molnar United States Armywho was killed in action in Kontum Province Republic of Vietnam on May 20, 1967. SSgt. Molnar was awarded the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of . . . — Map (db m62713) HM
New Jersey (Morris County), Boonton — Charles F. Hopkins
In Memory Of Charles F. Hopkins 1842 – 1934 Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Former Mayor of Boonton May 26, 1997 Memorial Day — Map (db m88815) WM
New Jersey (Somerset County), Raritan — John Basilone — Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps — Hero Of Guadalcanal
Marker Front: Born in Buffalo NY, Novemver 4, 1916 Enlisted from Raritan, N.J., July 11, 1940 Awarded Congressional Medal Of Honor for Heroic Action on October 24, 25, 1942 Volunteered again for combat, Dec. 27, 1943 Killed in action . . . — Map (db m16987) HM
New Mexico (Sierra County), Hillsboro — Ebin (Eben) Stanley — 14 February 1844-19 November 1904 — Indian Wars Campaign Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
Near this spot lie the unidentified remains of an American Hero, Ebin Stanley, born Decatur County, Iowa. Ebin served with the 3rd and 5th U.S. Cavalry from 1861 to 1873. Variously described as a rancher, miner, hotel operator, Indian Scout, and . . . — Map (db m62894) HM WM
New Mexico (Sierra County), Hillsboro — James McNally — 1839 - 1904
Near this spot lie the unidentified remains of a true American hero. Born in Ireland in 1839, James McNally served in the 3rd and 8th US Cavalry from 1858 to 1883. He was wounded during the Civil War Battle of Valverde, NM. 21 February 1862. After . . . — Map (db m38209) HM
New York (Albany County), Colonie — Dalessondro Boulevard
In December of 1944, near Kalterherberg, Germany Technical Sergeant Peter J. Dalessondro of the 9th Infantry Division, at great personal risk, intrepidly fought against overwhelming enemy attack to save his company from defeat. His singlehanded . . . — Map (db m21881) HM
New York (Albany County), Watervliet — Peter J. Dalessandro — Congressional Medal of Honor
Peter J. Dalessandro Congressional Medal of Honor Technical Sergeant, US Army, Company E. 39th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division Sergeant DAlessandro was born May 19, 1918. Entered service at: Watervliet, N.Y. Presented the Congressional . . . — Map (db m46446) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Sgt. John Basilone
In memory of Sgt. John Basilone U.S. Marine Corps Killed at Iwo Jima February 19, 1945 Awarded Congressional Medal of Honor and Navy Cross — Map (db m53840) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Auburn — The Medal of Honor — USN, USMC, USCG, US ARMY, USAF
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 . . . — Map (db m88220) WM
New York (Chautauqua County), Mina — Ebenezer Skellie — Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
Corporal Co. D 112 NY Infantry. Congressional Medal of Honor awarded 29 September 1864 for battle of New Market Heights Chapins Farm, Virginia. Buried in Mina Cemetery. — Map (db m62854) WM
New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Medal of Honor Monument
[Front]: John Denny Sergeant, United States Army Company B, 9th U.S. Cavalry Awarded the Medal of Honor at Las Animas Canyon, New Mexico 18 September 1879 Born 1846 Big Flats, New York Citation Removed a wounded comrade . . . — Map (db m90251) HM
New York (Columbia County), Spencertown — Cpl. Frank R. Fratellenico, Jr. — Vietnam War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
For Conspicuous Gallantry-United States Army-101st Airborne Div.-He left his home in Spencertown and gave his life on the field of battle that others might live. Republic of Vietnam-August 19, 1970 — Map (db m62740) WM
New York (Franklin County), Malone — The Congressional Medal of Honor
The highest United States military decoration, awarded by the President in the name of Congress to members of the armed forces for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidy against the enemy, at risk of life, above and beyond the call of duty. The medal . . . — Map (db m78914) WM
New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Capt. Charles F. Rand — In Memory of — 1839 - 1908
A native Batavian who once lived at No. 4 Liberty Street. Charles Franklin Rand is officially recognized by the Congress of the United States as the first person to answer President Lincoln's appeal for volunteers in the Civil War on April 15, 1861. . . . — Map (db m39635) HM
New York (Kings County), Brooklyn — Tree Dedication for Medal of Honor Recipients — Cypress Hills National Cemetery
This tree dedicated by the Veterans Administration in 1976 to America’s Medal of Honor Recipients who helped make this Bicentennial Observance possible “By gallantry above and beyond the call of duty” — Map (db m61576) WM
New York (Nassau County), East Meadow — Medals of Honor Recipients Memorial
Medals of Honor Dedicated to those who gave above and beyond the call of duty for their country U.S.A. Lang, George C. • Roosevelt, Theodore • Roosevelt, Theodore Jr. • Shea, Charles W. • Valente, Michael • Karopczyc, Stephen Jr. . . . — Map (db m106304) WM
New York (Nassau County), Glen Cove — Sgt. Major Daniel J. Daly — United States Marine Corps
Medal of Honor Seige of Peking 1900 Medal of Honor Haitian Rebellion 1915 Navy Cross   1918 Distinguished Service Cross   1918 A native of Glen Cove, Dan Daly will live forever as a hero, a legend, a two time Medal of Honor winner and as a . . . — Map (db m65166) HM
New York (Nassau County), Massapequa Park — Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N.
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New York (New York County), New York — Medal of Honor Recipients — New York State
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 . . . — Map (db m55446) HM
New York (Niagara County), Lockport — City of Lockport Medal of Honor Recipients
City of Lockport Medal of Honor Recipients Michael Huskey, 1st Class Fireman, Civil War 1864 ———— Frank Joseph Gaffney, Pvt. 108th U.S. Infantry, 27th Division, World War I ———— William F. . . . — Map (db m79961) WM
New York (Niagara County), Niagara Falls — Niagara County Medal of Honor Monument
In memory of all Americans in the armed forces who sacrificed their lives in a time of need to preserve the freedom of this great nation.

The American Legion, Department of New York, Niagara County Committee, October 11, 1986.

Korean . . . — Map (db m78993) WM

New York (Niagara County), Niagara Falls — Niagara Falls Medal of Honor Memorial
(front) One crowded hour of glory is worth an age without a name World War II T. Sgt. Bernard P. Bell Co. I, 142nd Inf. Regt. 36th Inf. Division Vietnam 2nd Lt. John Paul Bobo Co. I, 3rd Battalion 9th . . . — Map (db m77088) WM
New York (Niagara County), Niagara Falls — Niagara Falls Veterans Memorial
[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 . . . — Map (db m86660) WM
New York (Niagara County), Niagara Falls — The Most Combat Decorated World War II Soldier
In 1980, Lt. Col. Matt Urban, Aug. 25, 1919 [-] March 4, 1995, the most combat decorated World War II soldier, received the Congressional Medal of Honor, three silver stars, five bronze stars, purple heart with 7 oak leaf clusters, from President . . . — Map (db m77108) WM
New York (Niagara County), North Tonawanda — U.S. Navy Seabee Veterans
A tribute to all Seabees, past - present - future. Built by the members of N.S.V.A. Island X-8 of the Niagara Frontier, Tonawanda, NY. CMA3 Marvin Glen Shields, NCB Team 1104. Citation: For action on 10 June 1965 at Dong Xoai, Vietnam, the . . . — Map (db m80495) WM
New York (Niagara County), North Tonawanda — United States Marines
United States Marines Cpl. Jason L. Dunham, born 10 November 1981 - died 22 April 2004. Awarded the Medal of Honor. United States Marine Corps. Mobile Bay, Alabama, August 5, 1864. Semper Fidelis. Cpl. Willard M. Smith. Medal of Honor Recipient. . . . — Map (db m80304) WM
New York (Orange County), Highland Falls — Andre Cavaro Lucas
Medal of Honor awarded to Andre Cavaro Lucas Lieutenant Colonel, Infantry for action at Fire Support Base Ripcord Republic of Vietnam, 1 to 23 July 1970 “ . . . Lieutenant Colonel Lucas . . . performed numerous acts of extraordinary . . . — Map (db m60240) HM
New York (Orange County), West Point — Douglas MacArthur
Medal of Honor awarded to Douglas MacArthur General, US Army For action at Bataan Peninsula, Philippine Islands 1 April 1942 “For conspicuous leadership in preparing the Philippine Islands to resist conquest, for gallantry and intrepidity . . . — Map (db m22339) HM
New York (Orange County), West Point — Richard Thomas Shea, Jr.
Medal of Honor awarded to Richard Thomas Shea, Jr. First Lieutenant, Infantry for action near Sokkogae, Korea, 6 to 8 July 1953 “ . . . He was supervising the reinforcement of defensive positions when the enemy attacked with great . . . — Map (db m63962) HM
New York (Orleans County), Medina — Second Lieutenant John E. Butts — Company E, 60th Infantry — United States Army
Citation: Lieutenant Butts heroically led his platoon against the enemy in Normandy, France, on 14, 16, and 23 June 1944. Despite being painfully wounded on the 14th near Orglandes and again on the 16th while spearheading an attack to establish a . . . — Map (db m81921) HM
New York (Oswego County), Oswego — Birthplace Dr. Mary Edwards Walker
Birthplace Dr. Mary Edwards Walker 1832-1919 Medal of Honor For Service in the Civil War — Map (db m48678) HM
New York (Oswego County), Oswego — Dr. Mary Walker
Dr, Mary Walker Born in Oswego Town, Walker was an assistant surgeon in the Civil War. She was the first woman honored with a Medal of Honor. 1832-1919. — Map (db m109202) HM WM
New York (Oswego County), Oswego — Mary E Walker — Medal of Honor
Mary E Walker Medal of Honor Surgeon 52 Ohio Infantry Civil War 1832 - 1919 — Map (db m86079) WM
New York (Oswego County), Scriba — Curtis F. Shoup
First Plaque: Posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, Curtis F. Shoup is the symbol of all those from the town of Scriba who have served in the wars of the United States. Second Plaque: . . . — Map (db m75407) WM
New York (Queens County), Richmond Hill — Sergeant Joseph E. Schaefer Oval — World War II Medal of Honor Recipient
The monument's eight inscriptions commemorating Schaefer's service are: 1. Sgt. Joseph E. Schaefer Medal of Honor. 2. Sgt. Joseph E. Schaefer Company I 18th Infantry First Infantry Division United States Army. 3. Awarded Congressional Medal . . . — Map (db m62340) WM
New York (Queens County), South Ozone Park — Sergeant Colyer Square
Dedicated to the memory of Wilbur E Colyer Sergeant Co. A 1st Engineers 1st Division USA Killed in action October 10, 1918 Hill 269 Verdun France Awarded the Medal Of Honor Erected by the Wilbur E Colyer Post 28 American Legion and citizens of . . . — Map (db m54546) HM
New York (Rensselaer County), Troy — Michael Burke
Medal of Honor Michael Burke Pvt Co. D 125 NY Inf Civil War Born 1844 Died 1878 — Map (db m87545) WM
New York (Rensselaer County), Troy — St. Peter's Cemetery
Burial Site of Medal of Honor Recp. Lt Col William O'Brien 105th Inf. Regt. 27th Inf. Div. Corporal Owen McGough Btry. D 5th US Arty. — Map (db m95601) HM

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