To date, almost half of the more than 3,400 medals have.

She remains the only woman to ever receive it.

Of all the men and women who served in the American military (roughly 12 million by 1945), only 473 men were awarded the Medal. Of all the men and women who served in the American military (roughly 12 million by 1945), only 473 men were awarded the Medal.

, who served in both World Wars, also received the Medal of Honor.

Carney was the first Black person to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Dred Scott and Stephen Douglas. Search for Civil War Medal of Honor recipients by name, unit, or location or use our interactive map to explore. Roosevelt.

He was awarded two medals — one in 1893 and a.

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Only one woman, a Civil War doctor named Mary Walker, has received the medal. .

To be eligible to receive the Medal of Honor you must be a member of the U. .

Medal of Honor; All recipients: American Civil War; By surname.
As the only military award authorized during the American Civil War, the Medal of Honor was presented for meritorious actions that would not necessarily be recognized by the Armed Services today.
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To be eligible to receive the Medal of Honor you must be a member of the U.

It is given for actions that are above and beyond the call of duty in combat against an armed enemy. . .

To date, there have been 3,473 Medals of Honor awarded. Search for Civil War Medal of Honor recipients by name, unit, or location or use our interactive map to explore. . . The Medal of Honor was established by a joint resolution of Congress in July 1862, and was first issued during the Civil War.

The first Medal of Honor was awarded to Army Pvt.

, who served in both World Wars, also received the Medal of Honor. .

Jul 12, 2012 · Roosevelt’s son, Theodore Jr.

But before it garnered such distinction, it started as a simple idea from Iowa.

Records in the National Archives on only two categories of individuals awarded the Medal of Honor have been microfilmed: M929, Documents Relating to the Military and Naval Service of Blacks Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor from the Civil War to the Spanish American War, and T732, Records Relating to Military Service.

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