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7 edition of Civil War Medal of Honor Recipients found in the catalog.

Civil War Medal of Honor Recipients

A Complete Illustrated Record

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Published by McFarland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Civil war,
  • Honours & decorations,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Military - General,
  • Military - United States,
  • Reference,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History / Americas,
  • 19th century,
  • Anecdotes,
  • Biography,
  • Courage,
  • Medal of Honor,
  • Soldiers,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11045617M
    ISBN 100786432233
    ISBN 109780786432233
    OCLC/WorldCa144767966

    After the Civil War, Babcock participated in many battles with the Indians. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a first lieutenant in the 5th U.S. Cavalry for action on , at Spring Creek, Nebraska. His citation reads “While serving with a scouting column this officer’s troop was attacked by a vastly superior force of Indians. The item African American recipients of the Medal of Honor: a biographical dictionary, Civil War through Vietnam War, Charles W. Hanna represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library.

    Civil War Medal of Honor Recipients: A Complete Illustrated Record: : Robert P. Broadwater: Libros en idiomas extranjeros/5(4). A Medal of Honor awarded to a Civil War general has been returned to a Maine town after it was found inside a book at a church fundraising sale. The Times Record of Brunswick, Maine reports Civil War Gen. Joshua Chamberlain's original Congressional Medal of Honor has been verified as authentic after it was sent anonymously in July to the.

      During the American Civil War, he served in the Union Army's 5th United States Colored Infantry Regiment throughout the Richmond/Petersburg Campaign. He received America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for taking command of his company at the Battle of Chaffin's Farm (New Market Heights) Virginia, after all officers had been. This is a complete alphabetical list (G to L) of Medal of Honor recipients during the American Civil War. Many of the medals presented during the Civil War were for capturing or saving regimental flags. At that time regimental flags served as the rallying point for the conflict: All conflicts, American Civil War: A–F • .


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Medal of Honor Recipients Filters. Display # Filter. List of articles in category Medal of Honor Recipients; Title; Medals of Honor - A through L Medals of Honor - M through Z Native Americans' role in the Civil War; Abraham Lincoln Healed a Divided Nation. We Should Heed His Words Today. An escaped slave was the 'Florence Nightingale’ of.

During the Civil War, some 1, Medals of Honor were awarded to American soldiers, sailors and Marines. Robert Broadwater's CIVIL WAR MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS, A COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED RECORD, published in by McFarland & Co., relates the /5(4). The Medal of Honor was first awarded in the American Civil ent Abraham Lincoln signed a bill containing a provision for the medal for the Navy on Decem It was "to be bestowed upon such petty officers, seamen, landsmen, and Marines as shall most distinguish themselves by their gallantry and other seamanlike qualities during the present war.".

16 rows  The American Civil War (–) was a war between the United States (the. Recipients of the Confederate Medal of Honor surely had their views on political issues of the time. Everyone does. What matters most of all is that the men whose stories are told in this book were there when the Confederate States of America needed them most, and that they were willing to do their duty regardless of what it cost them/5(17).

Sgt. Walter Ehlers, WWII Medal of Honor Recipient, Dies at. He is the author of several books on the Vietnam War, including “Abandoning Vietnam,” “The Battle of An Loc” and “The Tet Offensive: A Concise History.” He is also the editor of “America’s Heroes: Medal of Honor Recipients From the Civil War to Afghanistan.” Originally published in the May issue of Armchair General.

U.S. Navy recipients of the Medal of Honor, Civil War [Return to listings] Seaman Joachim Pease, United States Navy. Served as seaman on board the U.S.S. Kearsage when she destroyed the Alabama off Cherbourg, France, 19 June Acting as loader on the No.

2 gun during this bitter engagement, PEASE exhibited marked coolness and good conduct. Medal of Honor portrays 11 recipients of this sacred U.S. military decoration, from the Civil War through the Vietnam War, and examines what drove them to go so far above and beyond the call of duty.

Among the stories is an account of the life of the only woman ever to receive the medal; of an officer who staged a daring escape from a German POW camp in /5.

For awards made afterthe citations are taken either from the CRS Report for Congress: Medal of Honor Recipients: dated 4 Juneor in some cases, from the citations officially released and published at the time of award by the White House; U.S.

Army Human Resources Command, Awards and Decorations Branch (. The outcome of Townsend’s brainstorm was the Medal of Honor. This reference book offers information about all recipients of the Civil War Medal of Honor, with details of their acts of heroism. The work then organizes recipients by a variety of criteria including branch of service; regiment or naval ship assignment; place of action; act of.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS LISTING: This book details every man from Michigan who won the medal of Honor. The book ends with the Vietnam War. Some of the men were born in different states but enlisted from Michigan. Some of the Michigan men fought for different states regiments during the Civil War but were from Rating: % positive.

The outcome of Townsend's brainstorm was the Medal of Honor. This reference book offers information about all recipients of the Civil War Medal of Honor, with details of their acts of heroism. The work then organizes recipients by a variety of criteria including branch of service; regiment or naval ship assignment; place of action; act of Pages: "Medal of Honor recipients".

Medal of Honor citations. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, ; Porter, David D. The Naval History of the Civil War Castle, Secaucus, NJ,ISBN By conflict: All conflicts, American Civil War: A–F •.

Compiled by Gayle Alvarez, Medal of Honor Historical Society, US As of 29 March Page 3 Medal of Honor Recipients Who Entered The Service In Iowa Bates, Norman Francis Grinnell, IA Civil War Bebb, Edward James Mount Pleasant, IA File Size: KB.

America's Heroes: Medal of Honor Recipients from the Civil War to Afghanistan pays tribute to Americans who have demonstrated uncommon valor in the face of great danger. The Medal of Honor recipients featured in this book all acted heroically to earn this highly coveted award, many of them by risking—or sacrificing—their lives to save the.

The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration presented by the United States government. It is bestowed on members of the United States armed forces. To receive it they must distinguish themselves " conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while engaged in an action against an enemy of the United States ".By conflict: All conflicts, American Civil War: A–F •.

This "Medal of Honor" was instituted in during the Civil War. Since that time 3, Americans have received this highest honor of their country. Of those, 14 were awarded to Delawarean’s: nine during the Civil War, one during the Indian Wars out west, one during the Spanish-American war, one for the insurrection that followed in the.

America's Heroes book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. America's Heroes: Medal of Honor Recipients from the Civil War to Afghan 4/5(1).Lieutenant Colonel.

World War II, Private First Class. Korean War, World War II, The Medal of Honor was first presented in the American Civil ent Abraham Lincoln signed a bill creating the medal.

When it started it was for the United States Navy. It was signed on Decem It was "to be bestowed upon such petty officers, seamen, landsmen, and Marines as shall most distinguish themselves by their gallantry and other seamanlike qualities By conflict: All conflicts, American Civil War: A–F • .