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
Bibber, Charles J U.S. Navy Civil War Maine Maine
Bickford, Henry H U.S. Army Civil War Michigan Michigan
Bickford, John F U.S. Navy Civil War Massachusetts Maine
Bickford, Matthew U.S. Army Civil War Illinois Illinois
Bickham, Charles G U.S. Army Philippine Insurrection Ohio Ohio
Biddle, Melvin E U.S. Army World War II Indiana Indiana
Bieger, Charles U.S. Army Civil War
Biegler, George W U.S. Army Philippine Insurrection Indiana Indiana
Bigelow, Elmer Charles U.S. Navy World War II Illinois Illinois
Binder, Richard U.S. Marine Corps Civil War Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Bingham, Henry H U.S. Army Civil War Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Birdsall, Horatio L U.S. Army Civil War New York New York
Birkhimer, William E U.S. Army Philippine Insurrection Ohio Ohio
Bishop, Charles Francis U.S. Navy Mexican Campaign (Vera Cruz) Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Bishop, Daniel U.S. Army Indian Campaigns West Virginia Ohio
Bishop, Francis A U.S. Army Civil War Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Bjorklund, Arnold L U.S. Army World War II Washington Washington
Bjorkman, Ernest H U.S. Navy Interim 1901-1911 New York
Black, John C U.S. Army Civil War Illinois Missouri
Black, William P U.S. Army Civil War Illinois Kentucky
Blackmar, Wilmon W U.S. Army Civil War Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Blackwell, Robert L U.S. Army World War I North Carolina North Carolina
Blackwood, William R D U.S. Army Civil War Pennsylvania
Blagheen, William U.S. Navy Civil War New York
Blair, James U.S. Army Indian Campaigns Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
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