Category Archives: Medal of Honor

Why I Am Not Posting as Much as I Was

I am working on two big projects for the blog. One is to make the Links tab a lot more user friendly. You won’t see many changes to it as I am doing it in a separate blog post to … Continue reading

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Henry Breault, First Submariner to Receive the Medal of Honor

Updated July 4, 2018 with a note at the bottom mentioning a pier being named for him. I am working on a long blog post trying to find all 52 of the memorials dedicated to the World War II submarines … Continue reading

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Dr. Mary Edwards Walker – Only Female to Receive the Congressional Medal of Honor

Dr. Mary Edwards Walker (November 26, 1832 – February 21, 1919) is the only woman to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor (CMOH or MOH). You can read more about Dr. Edwards at the Veterans Site blog, National Library of Medicine, Medal … Continue reading

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Remembering Audie Murphy 20 June 1924 – 28 May 1971

Remembering Audie Murphy (20 June 1924 – 28 May 1971). Audie Murphy’s Find-A-Grave memorial in Arlington and Arlington National Cemetery on BillionGraves. A cenotaph memorial – GPS location 37.364529, -80.225759 in Roanoke County, Virginia. Historical Marker Database link for his memorial. Official website for … Continue reading

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National Medal of Honor Day 25 March 2014

In 1990, Congress designated March 25th as National Medal of Honor Day. According to the American Heroes Channel’s Facebook page, there are 75 living Medal of Honor recipients. Today, the recipients honored three civilians with the Citizen Honors Award. The … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Day (CotD) – Biloxi National Cemetery

This is the inaugural implementation of my Cemetery of the Day (CotD). BillionGraves has been running a CotD for a while now and I think it is important to recognize cemeteries. My CotD choices will be a mix of random, … Continue reading

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