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All Medal of Honor Winners

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-41 Items- Complete list of Medal of Honor winners since its inception. Photos are included for almost every Medal of Honor winner. Winners of the Medal of Honor in every year are listed here alphabetically, but you can sort this Medal of Honor list by any column. Items on this list include Albert Weisbogel and Louis Williams.-41 Items-You can use this factual list to create a new one, just like this one, to start your own.
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    Aaron Anderson

    Medal of Honor
    Aaron Anderson or Sanderson (1811 – January 9, 1886) was a Union Navy sailor during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor. He was born in...  more
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    Adam Paine

    Medal of Honor
    Adam Paine, or Adam Payne, (1843 – January 1, 1877) was a Black Seminole who served as a United States Army Indian Scout and received America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his...  more
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    Albert Weisbogel

    Medal of Honor
    Albert Weisbogel (1844 – May 27, 1919) was a 19th-century United States Navy sailor. He was twice awarded America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for peacetime actions (for which...  more
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    Alexander Kelly

    Medal of Honor
    Alexander Kelly (April 7, 1840 – June 19, 1907) was an African American coal miner and native of Pennsylvania who fought with the Union Army as a member of the 6th United States Colored Infantry...  more
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    Alfred B. Hilton

    Medal of Honor
    Alfred B. Hilton (1842 – October 21, 1864) was an African American Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his...  more
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    Alphonse Girandy

    Medal of Honor
    Alphonse Girandy (January 21, 1868 – April 3, 1941) was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor....  more
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    Andrew Jackson Smith

    Medal of Honor
    Andrew Jackson Smith (September 3, 1843 – March 4, 1932) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration the Medal of Honor for his...  more
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    Antoine August Michel Gaujot

    Medal of Honor
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    Augustus Walley

    Medal of Honor
    Augustus Walley (March 10, 1856 – April 9, 1938) was a Buffalo Soldier in the United States Army and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the...  more
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    Benjamin Brown

    Medal of Honor
    Benjamin Brown (1859 – September 5, 1910) was a Buffalo Soldier in the United States Army and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Indian...  more
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    Brent Woods

    Medal of Honor
    Brent Woods (1855 – March 31, 1906) was an African American Buffalo Soldier in the United States Army and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in...  more
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    Bruce Anderson

    Medal of Honor
    Bruce Anderson (June 19, 1845 – August 22, 1922) was an African American Union Army soldier in the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for...  more
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    Bud Day

    Defense Meritorious Service Medal, National Order of Vietnam
    George Everette "Bud" Day (24 February 1925 – 27 July 2013) was a United States Air Force officer, aviator, and veteran of World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War. He was also a prisoner of war,...  more
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    Charles Calvin Rogers

    Medal of Honor
    Charles Calvin Rogers (September 6, 1929 – September 21, 1990) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the...  more
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    Charles L. Thomas

    Medal of Honor, Purple Heart
    Charles Leroy Thomas (April 17, 1920 – February 15, 1980) was a United States Army major who was a company commander during World War II. In 1997, he was awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation's...  more
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    Charles Lindbergh

    Air Force Cross, Hubbard Medal
    Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974) was an American aviator, military officer, author, inventor, explorer, and environmental activist, and a spokesperson for the American...  more

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    Charles Veale

    Medal of Honor
    Charles Veale or Veal was an African American Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions at the...  more
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    Christian Fleetwood

    Medal of Honor
    Christian Abraham Fleetwood (July 21, 1840 – September 28, 1914), was an African American non-commissioned officer in the United States Army, an editor, a musician, and a government official. He...  more
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    Clarence Sasser

    Medal of Honor
    Clarence Eugene Sasser (born September 12, 1947) is a former United States Army soldier and a recipient of the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in the Vietnam...  more
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    Clifford Chester Sims

    Medal of Honor, Purple Heart
    Clifford Chester Sims (June 18, 1942 – February 21, 1968) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Vietnam...  more
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    Clinton Greaves

    Medal of Honor
    Clinton Greaves (August 12, 1855 – August 18, 1906) was a Buffalo Soldier in the United States Army and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the...  more
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    Cornelius H. Charlton

    Medal of Honor, Purple Heart
    Cornelius H. Charlton (July 24, 1929 – June 2, 1951) was a soldier in the United States Army during the Korean War. Sergeant Charlton posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his actions near...  more
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    Daniel Atkins

    Medal of Honor
    Daniel Atkins (November 18, 1866 – May 11, 1923) was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor....  more
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    Daniel Daly

    Distinguished Service Cross, Medal of Honor
    Sergeant Major Daniel Joseph Daly (November 11, 1873 – April 27, 1937) was a United States Marine and one of only nineteen men (including seven Marines) to have received the Medal of Honor twice. All...  more
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    Daniel Inouye

    Bronze Star Medal, Medal of Honor
    Daniel Ken Inouye ( ee-NOH-ay; September 7, 1924 – December 17, 2012) was an American politician who served as a United States Senator from Hawaii from 1963 until his death in 2012. A member of the...  more

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