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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.
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Lost Battalion Battlefield
France, Grand Est (Marne), 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, Grand Est (Meuse), Romagne-Sous-Montfaucon — Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery
Dedicated to the memory of those who died for their country. — Map (db m92172) WM
France, Hauts-de-France (Aisne), Belleau — Belleau Wood Marine Memorial — Iron Mike —
English: 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 the . . . — Map (db m86161) HM WM
France, Hauts-de-France (Aisne), Chβteau-Thierry — American Aisne-Marne Memorial
Front Panel: English: 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 the . . . — Map (db m86789) HM WM
Ireland, Munster (County Cork), Kinsale — Lt Michael P Murphy

In memory of US Navy Seal Lt Michael P Murphy Medal of Honor

Commissioned 04/18/2015Map (db m137167) 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 — 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 (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Combat Skyspot — Phou Pha Thi, Laos — Lima Site 85 —
Dedicated to the brave men who served at Lima Site 85 Lt Col Clarence F Blanton ♦ MSgt James H Calfee + SSgt John Daniel SSgt James W Davis + CMSgt Richard L Etchberger ♦ SSgt Henry G Gish + TSgt . . . — Map (db m117079) HM 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 (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) WM
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 m115091) 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 . . . — 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 (Napa County), Yountville — Veterans Home of California
On Oct. 25, 1882, the Veterans Home of California Association purchased 910 Acres in Yountville for $17,750. On this site the first building was erected. Opened April 1, 1884 for Civil and Mexican War veterans. By July 1, 1889, the Home . . . — Map (db m144263) HM
California (Riverside County), Coachella — Veterans Remembrance Memorial — Coachella Valley Cemetery
Wall of Honor These Stars are Dedicated to the Veterans of Riverside County who were awarded the Medal of Honor by the President of the United States. These Recipients performed with Valor and Heroism “Above and Beyond” the . . . — Map (db m114707) WM
California (Riverside County), Indian Wells — Eisenhower Walk of Honor — Medal of Honor Memorial
The Eisenhower Walk of Honor allows all of us to recall the debt of gratitude owed to ordinary people for extraordinary acts of patriotism and courage. Men and women doing their duty for their country, honorably and with integrity. This tribute . . . — Map (db m114773) HM WM
California (Riverside County), Indio — USS Liberty Tree - USN Captain William L. McGonagle
USS Liberty Tree May 1, 2004 this grand ole Cork Oak tree dedicated to honor all members of the Armed Forces. As a 50th commemoration of the Korean War 1950-1953, we honor the 5,720,000 Americans who served, the 33,651 killed in action, the . . . — Map (db m142705) 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), Coronado — James B. Stockdale
Vice Admiral Stockdale was awarded the Nation’s highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, in recognition of his extraordinary heroism, conspicuous gallantry, and unparalleled leadership as senior Naval Officer held as a prisoner of war in . . . — Map (db m117459) HM 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 m144315) 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), Barney Circle — Benjamin Franklin McAlwee
Benjamin Franklin McAlwee Medal of Honor Serg. Maj. Co D 3 MD Infantry Civil War Jan 7 1838 - June 28 1918 — Map (db m141890) 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 (Brevard County), Cocoa — Emory Lawrence Bennett
Born 20 December 1929 at New Smyrna, Florida. Moved to Brevard County March 15, 1936. A 1948 graduate of Cocoa High School. Enlisted in the U.S. Army July 25, 1950. Killed in action June 24, 1951. His grave in Pinecrest Cemetery is properly marked. . . . — Map (db m145975) HM WM
Florida (Brevard County), Cocoa — Staff Sergeant Melvin Morris
Medal of Honor recipient Melvin Morris was born in Okmulgee, Okla. January 7, 1942. Sergeant First Class Morris (U.S. Army-Retired) and family settled in Brevard County in December 1990. On March 18, 2014, the President of the United States of . . . — Map (db m146008) HM WM
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 . . . — 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, . . . — 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
Florida (Volusia County), New Smyrna Beach — PFC Emory L. Bennett — A Man To Rely On
A Man To Rely On U.S. Army PFC Emory L. Bennett Born 12/20/29 _ New Smyrna Beach 1st Volusia County Native to Receive The Congressional Medal Of Honor Waged a one-man assault to provide covering fire for B . . . — Map (db m148767) 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 (Muscogee County), Fort Benning — 32nd Infantry Regiment Memorial — The Queens Own
Front Dedicated to the loyalty, spirit, and courage of those who served the Regiment and those who will. Rear Medal of Honor Recipients Pvt Joseph P. Martinez G.O. 71, 27 October 1943 LTC Don Carlos . . . — Map (db m114297) WM
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
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Medal of Honor Heritage Trail — Chickamauga - September - 1863
Unlike most Civil War soldiers, William J. Carson (1) did not join one of the state volunteer regiments but went in the 15th United States Infantry Regiment. As a musician he rallied his unit in every action from Shiloh to Chickamauga. In . . . — Map (db m142972) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Medal of Honor Heritage Trail — Chickamauga - September - 1863
Captain Horace Porter was Chief of Ordnance for the , Army of the Cumberland. During the Battle of Chickamauga Porter served as a volunteer aide to General Rosecrans. During the Confederate breakthrough on September 20 Rosecrans yelled, . . . — Map (db m142987) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Medal of Honor Heritage Trail — Chickamauga - September - 1863
At the start of the American Civil War William E. Richey enlisted in Company A of the 15" Ohio Infantry Regiment. He was a corporal when he came to north Georgia in September 1863.

In his report of the battle, Lieutenant Colonel Frank . . . — Map (db m142990) HM

Hawaii (Honolulu County), Aiea — USS Parche
Launched 24 July 1943 (shield logo) Commissioned 20 November 1943 USS Parche SS-384 These men served aboard during her six war patrols ( 191 names) * Wolf Pack Commander ** Commanding Officer of USS Parche *** Lost at Sea- - 10 February . . . — Map (db m111817) WM
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 (Cook County), Chicago — Milton L. Olive III Park
Medal of Honor-Recipient Posthumous, Milton L. Olive III Park, PFC U.S. Army Company B, 2b Battalion (Airborne) 503d Infantry, 173 Airborne Brigade, Vietnam, 1965. Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life . . . — Map (db m114226) WM
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 (Lake County), Waukegan — Cpl. Richard E. Bush Memorial
Born December 23, 1923

United States Marine Corps 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 6th Marine Division

Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient

For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life . . . — Map (db m116062) HM WM

Illinois (Lake County), Waukegan — Orion Perseus Howe
A resident of Glen Rock Avenue in Waukegan and a musician in Company C, 55th Illinois Infantry He is the youngest soldier ever to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his bravery on the battlefield at Vicksburg, Mississippi on May . . . — Map (db m115973) 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 m135771) 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 (Cerro Gordo County), Clear Lake — Clear Lake Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial — Cerro Gordo County — - Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II - —
North Side Cerro Cordo County With Gratitude To our Veterans South Side Medal of Honor Recipient Henry I. Smith — Map (db m133116) WM
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 (Campbell County), Fort Thomas — 990 — Samuel Woodfill
“Outstanding soldier of the AEF," Gen. Pershing. “The first soldier of America,” Marshal Foch. Given Congressional Medal of Honor, the French Croix de Guerre and Legion of Honor. Alone he destroyed three machine gun nests, . . . — Map (db m135046) HM
Kentucky (Campbell County), Southgate — 1867 — William H. Horsfall
One of youngest Kentuckians to receive the Medal of Honor for service during the Civil War is buried in Evergreen Cemetery. Horsfall, born in Newport, 1847, was a drummer in Company G, First Ky. Infantry (USA). Medal was awarded for saving the life . . . — Map (db m62013) HM
Kentucky (Daviess County), Owensboro — 2384 — Medal of Honor Winners
(side 1) Daviess Co. natives who have received the Medal of Honor: John J. Given–Corp, Co K, 6th U.S. Cavalry. Died while trying to recover a fallen soldier at Wichita River, Texas, July 12, 1870. Thomas Cruse- 2nd . . . — Map (db m119829) HM 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), Eddyville — Andrew Jackson Smith — Medal of Honor Recipient
Born in Lyon County Kentucky, Corporal Andrew Jackson Smith (1843-1932) served as a member of the 55th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry of the United States Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for extraordinary valor in the face of deadly enemy . . . — Map (db m124038) HM
Kentucky (Lyon County), Grand Rivers — 2107 — Andrew Jackson Smith / Medal of Honor
Andrew Jackson Smith 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 . . . — 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
Kentucky (Rowan County), Morehead — Capt. William E. Barber, USMC — Recipient, Medal of Honor
A native of nearby Morgan County, Capt. Barber received our nation's highest decoration for bravery for heroically leading his Marine rifle company in a desperate five-day defense of a frozen mountain pass vital to the 1st Marine Division's breakout . . . — Map (db m120060) HM WM
Louisiana (Allen Parish), Kinder — 1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet
In Memoriam 1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet May 7, 1943 - May 4, 1968

Awarded The Congressional Medal of Honor Posthumously by PRESIDENT RICHARD M. NIXON For Conspicuous Gallantry And Willing Sacrifice

"Greater Love Hath No Man Than This, That A . . . — Map (db m114501) HM WM

Louisiana (Allen Parish), Kinder — 1st. Lt. Douglas Bernard Fournet — B. May 7, 1943 | K.I.A. May 4, 1968 Vietnam
Vietnam Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States Army during the War in Vietnam as a First Lieutenant in Company B, 1st Battalion 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile). He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery . . . — Map (db m133980) 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 (Calcasieu Parish), Lake Charles — Adolphus W. Greely
Major General U.S.Army Medal Of Honor Issued 22 February 1935 — Map (db m147300) HM WM
Louisiana (Calcasieu Parish), Lake Charles — Albert Weisbogel
Captain U.S. Navy - U.S.S. Benicia Medals of Honor Issued Double Awardee 23-March-1886 9-June-1886 — Map (db m147314) HM WM
Louisiana (Calcasieu Parish), Lake Charles — Charles W. Anderson
Pvt. U.S. Army Co. K, 1st New York Calvary (Union) Medal of Honor Issued 26-March-1865 — Map (db m147974) HM WM
Louisiana (Calcasieu Parish), Lake Charles — Douglas B. Fournet
1st Lt. U.S. Army Co. B, 1st Bat. 7th Cavalry (Airmobile) Medal Of Honor Issued 7-April-1970 Posthunously — Map (db m150335) HM WM
Louisiana (Calcasieu Parish), Lake Charles — Edward Schowalter, Jr.
1st. Lt. U.S. Army Co. A, 31st Inf. Reg. 7th Inf. Div. Medal Of Honor Issued GO# 6 12-January-1952 — Map (db m150316) HM WM
Louisiana (Calcasieu Parish), Lake Charles — Howard Gilmore
Commander - U.S. Navy - Submarine Service U.S.S. Growler Medal of Honor Issued 13-July-1943 Posthumously — Map (db m148439) HM WM
Louisiana (Calcasieu Parish), Lake Charles — Hulon Brooks Whittington
Sgt. U.S. Army 41st Armored Inf. 2nd Armored Div. Medal of Honor Issued GO#32 23 April 1945 — Map (db m149682) HM
Louisiana (Calcasieu Parish), Lake Charles — John Osborne
Seaman U.S. Navy - U.S.S. Juniata Medal of Honor Issued G.O. #218 24-August-1876 — Map (db m147313) HM WM
Louisiana (Calcasieu Parish), Lake Charles — John Williams
Captain U.S. Navy U.S.S. Pawee Medal of Honor Issued 3-April-1863 — Map (db m148428) HM WM
Louisiana (Calcasieu Parish), Lake Charles — Leroy Johnson
Sgt. U.S. Army - Co. K. 126 Infantry 32 Inf. Div. Medal of Honor Issued GO#83 2-October-1945 Posthumously — Map (db m149684) HM WM
Louisiana (Calcasieu Parish), Lake Charles — Martin Freeman
Lt. U.S. Navy U.S.S. Hartfort (Union) Medal of Honor Issued 31-December-1884 — Map (db m147971) HM WM
Louisiana (Calcasieu Parish), Lake Charles — Michael J. Novasel
CWO U.S. Army - 86 Med. Detachment, 45 MEDC, 68th Med Grp Medal of Honor Issued 16-July-1971 — Map (db m150318) HM WM
Louisiana (Calcasieu Parish), Lake Charles — Raymond M. Clausen
Pvt U.S.M.C. Marine Med. Helicopter Sqd. 263 Marine Air Grp 16 Medal Of Honor Issued 15-June-1971 — Map (db m150336) HM
Louisiana (Calcasieu Parish), Lake Charles — Theodore S. Wilkinson Jr.
Ensign U.S. Navy - Veta Cruz, Mex. U.S.S. Kansas Medal of Honor Issued G.O. #177 4-December-1915 — Map (db m147315) HM WM
Louisiana (Calcasieu Parish), Lake Charles — Thomas J. Ryan
Ensign - U.S. Navy - U.S.S. Salem Medal of Honor Issued 15-March-1924 — Map (db m147304) 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
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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), Bolton Hill — 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), Reservoir Hill — 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
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 memorials, visitors are reminded of our commitment to . . . — Map (db m70946) HM
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 — The Gettysburg Address / The Emancipation Proclamation
The Gettysburg Address Over the course of three days in July 1863, one-quarter of the entire Union force and more than one-third of the Confederate army were killed, wounded, or declared missing — approximately 50,000 men in all. . . . — Map (db m145921) HM
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 — 1870-1890 — The Gilded Age
1871 The second county courthouse burns on December 6th. In 1872, construction begins on a third courthouse to replace it. 1880 M. P. Moller moves his organ factory from Greencastle, Pennsylvania to Hagerstown. The company . . . — Map (db m145996) 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 (Middlesex County), Lowell — Adelbert Ames
Born October 30, 1835 Rockland Maine. Died April 13, 1933 Ormond Florida. Major General, U.S. Senator, Governor. Married June 20, 1870 Blanche Butler, daughter of Benjamin Franklin Butler and Sarah Hildreth. Born Lowell Mass. March 1, 1847, . . . — Map (db m129906) HM WM
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
Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — War Memorial

To keep forever living the freedom for which they died we dedicate this symbol of our dead in World War II

Medal of Honor Plt. Sgt. Joseph R. Julian Killed in Action Cpl. Rosaire M. Julian M.O.M.M.1/c Lincoln G. Plimpton . . . — Map (db m118884) 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 (Adams County), Natchez — Natchez National Cemetery
Civil War Natchez In 1860, Natchez was one of the wealthiest cities in the United States. Within the surrounding Adams County, population 19,000, nearly 70 percent were enslaved. A few individuals held the vast majority of those slaves. . . . — Map (db m143536) HM
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 (Covington County), Collins — PFC Mack A. Jordan — 1928 — 1951 — Medal of Honor —
"Company F" 21st. Infantry Regiment 24th. Infantry Division 1928 — 1951 ★★★★★ Citation Private First Class Jordan distinguished himself by conspicuous . . . — Map (db m111518) HM WM
Mississippi (Holmes County), Lexington — PFC Milton Lee Olive III
Milton Lee Olive III, a native of Chicago, moved to Holmes County and attended school in Lexington. During the Vietnam War, Olive served in Co. B, 2nd Bttn. (Airborne), 503rd Infantry. Near Phu Cong, on October 22, 1965, Olive saved the lives of . . . — Map (db m140856) HM
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

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