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
Bailey, James E U.S. Army Indian Campaigns Massachusetts Maine
Baird, Absalom U.S. Army Civil War Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Baird, George W U.S. Army Indian Campaigns Connecticut Connecticut
Baker, Addison E U.S. Army World War II Ohio Illinois
Baker, Edward Lee U.S. Army War With Spain Ohio Wyoming
Baker, John U.S. Army Indian Campaigns New York
Baker, John F U.S. Army Vietnam War Illinois Iowa
Baker, Thomas A U.S. Army World War II New York New York
Baker, Vernon J U.S. Army World War II Wyoming Wyoming
Baldonado, Joe Rodriguez U.S. Army Korean War California Colorado
Baldwin, Frank D U.S. Army Civil War (First Medal of Honor); Indian Campaigns (Second Award) Michigan Michigan
Ballen, Frederick U.S. Army Civil War Michigan
Bancroft, Neil U.S. Army Indian Campaigns Illinois New York
Banks, George L U.S. Army Civil War Indiana Ohio
Barber, James A U.S. Army Civil War Rhode Island Rhode Island
Barfoot, Van T U.S. Army World War II Mississippi Mississippi
Barger, Charles D U.S. Army World War I Missouri Missouri
Barkeley, David B U.S. Army World War I Texas Texas
Barker, Charles H U.S. Army Korean War South Carolina South Carolina
Barker, Nathaniel C U.S. Army Civil War New Hampshire New Hampshire
Barkley, John L U.S. Army World War I Missouri Missouri
Barnes, John Andrew U.S. Army Vietnam War Massachusetts Massachusetts
Barnes, Will C U.S. Army Indian Campaigns District of Columbia California
Barnes, William H U.S. Army Civil War Virginia Maryland
Barnum, Henry A U.S. Army Civil War New York 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 Marine Corps

18

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Air Force

1

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Coast Guard