Honoring America’s Heroes

Recipient Database


Read Medal of Honor recipient stories of heroism, bravery, and valor in action.

Browse our interactive database to view recipients of the prestigious Medal of Honor. You may sort the database by clicking any of its headings. The search bar allows you to search by a recipient’s last name. Click a recipient’s name to view their biography.

To return to the full list, simply click the “Clear/View All” button.

Clear/View All
Name Service Branch Conflict Accredited To Place of Birth
Abrell, Charles G U.S. Marine Corps Korean War Indiana Indiana
Adams, James F U.S. Army Civil War West Virginia West Virginia
Adams, John G B U.S. Army Civil War Massachusetts Massachusetts
Adams, John Mapes U.S. Marine Corps Boxer Rebellion Massachusetts Massachusetts
Adams, Lucian U.S. Army World War II Texas Texas
Adams, Stanley T U.S. Army Korean War Kansas Kansas
Adams, William E U.S. Army Vietnam War Missouri Wyoming
Adkins, Bennie G. U.S. Army Vietnam Oklahoma Oklahoma
Adkinson, Joseph B U.S. Army World War I Tennessee
Adriance, Harry Chapman U.S. Marine Corps Boxer Rebellion Massachusetts New York
Agerholm, Harold Christ U.S. Marine Corps World War II Wisconsin Wisconsin
Aheam, Michael U.S. Navy Civil War
Ahern, William U.S. Navy Interim 1871-1898 New York
Albanese, Lewis U.S. Army Vietnam War Washington
Albee, George E U.S. Army Indian Campaigns Minnesota New Hampshire
Alber, Frederick U.S. Army Civil War Michigan
Albert, Christian U.S. Army 5/22/1863 Ohio
Alchesay, William U.S. Army Indian Campaigns Arizona Arizona
Allen, Abner P U.S. Army Civil War Illinois Illinois
Allen, Edward U.S. Navy Boxer Rebellion
Allen, James U.S. Army Civil War New York
Allen, Nathaniel M U.S. Army Civil War Massachusetts Massachusetts
Allen, William U.S. Army Indian Campaigns Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Allex, Jake U.S. Army World War I Illinois
Allworth, Edward C U.S. Army World War I Oregon Washington
3,517

Total Medals of Honor Awarded

2,451

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Army

748

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Navy

299

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Marine Corps

18

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Air Force

1

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Coast Guard