Honoring America’s Heroes

Recipient Database


Explore our searchable database for Medal of Honor recipients dating back to 1861.

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 first and/or 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
Ahern, William U.S. Navy Interim 1871-1898 New York
Albanese, Lewis U.S. Army Vietnam War Washington
Alber, Frederick U.S. Army Civil War Michigan
Allen, Edward U.S. Navy Boxer Rebellion
Allen, James U.S. Army Civil War New York
Allex, Jake U.S. Army World War I Illinois
Anderson, Bruce U.S. Army Civil War New York
Anderson, James U.S. Army Indian Campaigns Missouri
Anderson, Johannes S U.S. Army World War I Illinois
Anderson, Robert N U.S. Navy Civil War New Hampshire
Anderson, William U.S. Navy Interim 1871-1898 New York
Arther, Matthew U.S. Navy Civil War Massachusetts
Asten, Charles U.S. Navy Civil War Illinois
Avery, James U.S. Navy Civil War New York
Baker, John U.S. Army Indian Campaigns New York
Ballen, Frederick U.S. Army Civil War Michigan
Barrett, Richard U.S. Army Indian Campaigns New York
Barry, Augustus U.S. Army Civil War New York
Bass, David L U.S. Navy Civil War New York
Bates, Richard U.S. Navy Interim 1866-1870 New York
Baybutt, Philip U.S. Army Civil War Massachusetts
Bazaar, Philip U.S. Navy Civil War Massachusetts
Beaufort, Jean J U.S. Army Civil War Louisiana
Beddows, Richard U.S. Army Civil War New York
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 Marines

18

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Air Force

1

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Coast Guard