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.

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Name Service Branch Conflict Accredited To Place of Birth
Aheam, Michael U.S. Navy Civil War
Albert, Christian U.S. Army 5/22/1863 Ohio
Allen, Edward U.S. Navy Boxer Rebellion
Archinal, William U.S. Army 5/22/1863 Ohio
Armstrong, Clinton L U.S. Army 5/22/1863 Indiana
Ayers, David U.S. Army 5/22/1863 Ohio
Ayers, John G K U.S. Army 5/22/1863 Illinois
Barringer, William H U.S. Army 5/22/1863 West Virginia
Belgium, Unknown Unknown World War I
Bell, George U.S. Navy 11/7/1861 New York
Belpitt, W H U.S. Navy Interim 1871-1898
Benson, James U.S. Navy Interim 1871-1898
Bieger, Charles U.S. Army Civil War
Blasdel, Thomas A U.S. Army 5/22/1863 Indiana
Bois, Frank U.S. Navy 5/27/1863 Massachusetts
Bonnyman, Alexander "Sandy" First Lieutenant U.S. Marine Corps World War II Georgia
Bowen, Emmer U.S. Army 5/22/1863 Illinois
Boyington, Gregory "Pappy","Coeur D'Alene Major Washington
Bradley, Charles U.S. Navy New York
Buckley, John C U.S. Army 5/22/1863 West Virginia
Buhrman, Henry G U.S. Army 5/22/1863 Ohio
Bumgarner, William U.S. Army 4/2/1862 West Virginia
Byrnes, James U.S. Navy New York
Chisman, William W U.S. Army 5/22/1863 Indiana
Colby, Carlos W U.S. Army 5/22/1863 Illinois
3,522

Total Medals of Honor Awarded

2,452

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Army

749

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Navy

300

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Marine Corps

19

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Air Force

1

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Coast Guard