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
Barter, Gurdon H U.S. Navy Civil War New York New York
Barton, Thomas U.S. Navy Civil War Ohio Ohio
Basilone, John U.S. Marine Corps World War II New Jersey New York
Bass, David L U.S. Navy Civil War New York
Batchelder, Richard N U.S. Army Civil War New Hampshire New Hampshire
Bates, Delavan U.S. Army Civil War New York New York
Bates, Norman F U.S. Army Civil War Iowa Vermont
Bates, Richard U.S. Navy Interim 1866-1870 New York
Batson, Matthew A U.S. Army Philippine Insurrection Illinois Illinois
Bauer, Harold William U.S. Marine Corps World War II Nebraska Kansas
Baugh, William B U.S. Marine Corps Korean War Ohio Kentucky
Bausell, Lewis Kenneth U.S. Marine Corps World War II District of Columbia Virginia
Baybutt, Philip U.S. Army Civil War Massachusetts
Bazaar, Philip U.S. Navy Civil War Massachusetts
Bearss, Hiram Iddings U.S. Marine Corps Philippine Insurrection Indiana Indiana
Beasley, Harry C U.S. Navy Mexican Campaign (Vera Cruz) Ohio Ohio
Beatty, Alexander M U.S. Army Civil War Vermont Vermont
Beaty, Powhatan U.S. Army Civil War Ohio Virginia
Beaudoin, Raymond O U.S. Army World War II Massachusetts Massachusetts
Beauford, Clay U.S. Army Indian Campaigns Tennessee Maryland
Beaufort, Jean J U.S. Army Civil War Louisiana
Beaumont, Eugene B U.S. Army Civil War Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Bebb, Edward J U.S. Army Civil War Iowa Ohio
Beckwith, Wallace A U.S. Army Civil War Connecticut Connecticut
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 Marine Corps

18

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Air Force

1

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Coast Guard