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
Baca, John P U.S. Army Vietnam California Rhode Island
Bacon, Elijah W U.S. Army Civil War Connecticut Connecticut
Bacon, Nicky Daniel U.S. Army Vietnam War Arizona Arkansas
Badders, William U.S. Navy Interim 1920-1940 Indiana Illinois
Badger, Oscar Charles U.S. Navy Mexican Campaign (Vera Cruz) District of Columbia District of Columbia
Baesel, Albert E U.S. Army World War I Ohio Ohio
Bailey, James E U.S. Army Indian Campaigns Massachusetts Maine
Bailey, Kenneth D U.S. Marine Corps World War II Illinois Oklahoma
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, Benjamin F U.S. Navy War With Spain Massachusetts Massachusetts
Baker, Charles U.S. Navy Civil War New York District of Columbia
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
Balch, John Henry U.S. Navy World War I Missouri Kansas
Baldonado, Joe Rodriguez U.S. Army Korean War California Colorado
Baldwin, Charles U.S. Navy Civil War Pennsylvania Delaware
Baldwin, Frank D U.S. Army Civil War (First Medal of Honor); Indian Campaigns (Second Award) Michigan Michigan
Ballard, Donald E U.S. Navy Vietnam Missouri Missouri
Ballen, Frederick U.S. Army Civil War Michigan
Bancroft, Neil U.S. Army Indian Campaigns Illinois New York