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African-American Recipients of the Medal of Honor
(A Chronological Listing)

 

Name Date/Place of Birth Date/Place Of Action Military Unit Presentation Date of Death
Entered Service At: Place Of Burial

Sergeant
William Harvey Carney
Army

Feb 29, 1840 at Norfolk, VA

Jul 18, 1863 - Fort Wagner, SC

Company C, 54th Massachusetts Colored Infantry

May 23, 1900

Dec 9, 1908

New Bedford, MA Oak Grove Cemetery, New Bedford, MA

Contraband
Robert Blake
Navy

DOB Unknown at Virginia

Dec 25, 1863 - off Legareville, Stono River, John's Island, SC

US Steam GB Marblehead

Apr 16, 1864

Unknown

Port Royal, VA

Seaman
Joachim Pease
Navy

1842 at Long Island, NY

Jun 19, 1864 - off Cherbourg, France

USS Kearsarge

Dec 31, 1864

Unknown

New York, NY

Sergeant
Decatur Dorsey
Army

1836 at Howard County, MD

Jul 30, 1864 - Petersburg, VA

Company B, 39th U.S. Colored Infantry

Nov 8, 1865

Jul 11, 1891

Baltimore, MD Flower Hill Cemetery, North Bergen, NJ

Landsman
William H. Brown
Navy

1836 at Baltimore, MD

Aug 5, 1864 - Fort Morgan & Mobile Bay, AL

USS Brooklyn

Dec 31, 1864

Nov 5, 1896

Maryland Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Landsman
Wilson Brown
Navy

1841 at Natchez, MS

Aug 5, 1864 - Fort Morgan & Mobile Bay, AL

USS Hartford

Dec 31, 1864

Jan 24, 1900

Mississippi River, MS Natchez National Cemetery, Natchez, MS

Landsman
John Lawson
Navy

Jun 16, 1837 at Philadelphia, PA

Aug 5, 1864 - Mobile Bay, AL

USS Hartford

Dec 31, 1864

May 3, 1919

Pennsylvania Mount Peace Cemetery, Camden, NJ

Engineer's Cook
James Mifflin
Navy

1839 at Richmond, VA

Aug 5, 1864 - Mobile Bay, AL

USS Brooklyn

Dec 31, 1864

Unknown

Virginia

Private
William Henry Barnes
Army

1845 at St. Mary's County, MD

Sep 29, 1864 - Chapin's Farm, VA

Company C, 38th U.S. Colored Infantry

Apr 6, 1865

Dec 24, 1866

Norfolk, VA San Antonio National Cemetery (as unknown), San Antonio, TX

First Sergeant
Powhatan Beaty
Army

Oct 8, 1837 at Richmond, VA

Sep 29, 1864 - Chapin's Farm, VA

Company G, 5th U.S. Colored Infantry

Apr 6, 1865

Dec 6, 1916

Cincinnati, OH Union Baptist Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH

First Sergeant
James H. Bronson
Army

1838 at Indiana County, PA

Sep 29, 1864 - Chapin's Farm, VA

Company D, 5th U.S. Colored Infantry

Apr 6, 1865

Mar 16, 1884

Trumbell County, OH Chartiers Cemetery, Carnegie, PA

Sergeant Major
Christian A. Fleetwood
Army

Jul 21, 1840 at Baltimore, MD

Sep 29, 1864 - Chapin's Farm, VA

4th U.S. Colored Infantry

Apr 6, 1865

Sep 28, 1914

Baltimore, MD Harmony Memorial Park, Landover, MD

Private
James Gardiner aka: James Daniel Gardner
Army

Sep 16, 1839 at Glouchester, VA

Sep 29, 1864 - Chapin's Farm, VA

Company I, 36th U.S. Colored Infantry

Apr 6, 1865

Sep 29, 1905

Yorktown, VA Calvary Crest Cemetery, Ottumwa, IA

Sergeant
James H. Harris
Army

1828 at St. Mary's County, MD

Sep 29, 1864 - New Market Heights, VA

Company B, 38th U.S. Colored Infantry

Feb 18, 1874

Jan 28, 1898

Great Mills, MD Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Sergeant Major
Thomas R. Hawkins
Army

1840 at Cincinnati, OH

Sep 29, 1864 - Chapin's Farm, VA

6th U.S. Colored Infantry

Feb 8, 1870

Feb 28, 1870

Philadelphia, PA Harmony Cemetery, Landover, MD

Sergeant
Alfred B. Hilton
Army

1842 at Hartford, MD

Sep 29, 1864 - Chapin's Farm, VA

Company H, 4th U.S. Colored Infantry

Apr 6, 1865

Oct 21, 1864 (Killed In Action)

Baltimore, MD Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, VA

Sergeant Major
Milton Murray Holland
Army

Aug 1, 1844 at Austin, TN

Sep 29, 1864 - Chapin's Farm, VA

5th U.S. Colored Infantry

Apr 6, 1865

May 15, 1910

Albany, OH Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

First Sergeant
Alexander Kelly
Army

Apr 7, 1840 at Saltsburg, PA

Sep 29, 1864 - Chapin's Farm, VA

Company F, 6th U.S. Colored Infantry

Apr 6, 1865

Jun 19, 1907

Allegheny , PA St. Peter's Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA

First Sergeant
Robert A. Pinn
Army

Mar 1, 1843 at Stark County, OH

Sep 29, 1864 - Chapin's Farm, VA

Company I, 5th U.S. Colored Infantry

Apr 6, 1865

Jan 1, 1911

Massillon, OH City Cemetery, Massillon, OH

First Sergeant
Edward Ratcliff
Army

Feb 8, 1835 at James County, VA

Sep 29, 1864 - Chapin's Farm, VA

Company C, 38th U.S. Colored Troops

Apr 6, 1865

Mar 10, 1915

Yorktown, VA Chescake Cemetery Naval Station, Lackey, VA

Private
Charles Veal aka: Charles Veale
Army

1838 at Portsmouth, VA

Sep 29, 1864 - Chapin's Farm, VA

Company D, 4th U.S. Colored Infantry

Apr 6, 1865

Jul 27, 1872

Baltimore, MD Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, VA

Corporal
Miles James
Army

1829 at Princess Anne County, VA

Sep 30, 1864 - Chapin's Farm, VA

Company B, 36th U.S. Colored Infantry

Apr 6, 1865

Aug 28, 1871

Portsmouth, VA Unknown Cemetery, Norfolk, VA

Corporal
Andrew  J. Smith
Army

Sep 3, 1842 at Grand Rivers, KY

Nov 30, 1864 - Honey Hill, SC

55th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

Jan 16, 2001

1930

Clinton, IL Grand Rivers, KY

Private
Bruce Anderson
Army

Jun 19, 1845 at Mexico City, Mexico

Jan 15, 1865 - Fort Fisher, NC

Company K, 142d NY Infantry

Dec 28, 1914

Aug 22, 1922

Albany, NY Green Hill Cemetery, Amsterdam, NY

Landsman
Aaron Sanderson aka:Aaron Anderson
Navy

1811 at North Carolina

Mar 17, 1865 - Mattox Creek, VA

USS Wyandank

Jun 22, 1865

Unknown

Philadelphia, PA

Sergeant
Emanuel Stance
Army

1843 at Carroll Parish, LA

May 20, 1870 - Kickapoo Springs, TX

Company F, 9th U.S. Cavalry

Jun 28, 1870

Dec 25, 1887

East Carroll Parish, LA Fort McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell, NE

Seaman
John Johnson
Navy

1839 at Philadelphia, PA

Apr 12, 1872 - near Greytown, Nicaragua

USS Kansas

Jul 9, 1872

Unknown

Pennsylvania

Seaman
Joseph B. Noil
Navy

1841 at Nova Scotia, Canada

Dec 26, 1872 - Norfolk, VA

USS Powhatan

Unknown

New York, NY

Private
Adam Paine aka: Adan Payne
Army

1843 at Florida

Sep 26 & 27, 1874 - Canyon Blanco tributary of the Red River, TX

Indian Scouts

Oct 13, 1875

Jan 1, 1877

Fort Duncan, TX Seminole Indian Scout Cemetery, Brackettsville, TX

Private
Pompey Factor
Army

1849 at Arkansas

Apr 25, 1875 - Pecos River, TX

Indian Scouts

May 28, 1875

Mar 29, 1928

Fort Duncan, TX Seminole Indian Scout Cemetery, Brackettsville, TX

Trumpeter
Isaac Payne
Army

1854 at Mexico

Apr 25, 1875 - Pecos River, TX

Indian Scouts

May 28, 1875

Jan 12, 1904

Fort Duncan, TX Seminole Indian Scout Cemetery, Brackettsville, TX

Sergeant
John Ward aka: John Warrior
Army

1847 at Arkansas

Apr 25, 1875 - Pecos River, TX

Indian Scouts, 24th U.S. Infantry

May 28, 1875

May 24, 1911

Fort Duncan, TX Seminole Indian Scout Cemetery, Brackettsville, TX

Corporal
Clinton Greaves
Army

Aug 12, 1855 at Madison County, VA

Jan 24, 1877 - Florida Mountains, NM

Company C, 9th U.S. Cavalry

Jun 26, 1879

Aug 18, 1906

Baltimore, MD Greenlawn Cemetery, Columbus, OH

Sergeant
Thomas Boyne
Army

1849 at Prince Georges County, MD

May 29 & Sep 27, 1879 - Cuchillo Negro River & Mimbres Mountains, NM

Company C, 9th U.S. Cavalry

Jan 6, 1882

Apr 21, 1896

Norfolk, VA Soldiers Home National Cemetery, Washington, DC

Sergeant
John Denny
Army

1846 at Big Flats, NY

Sep 18, 1879 - Las Animas Canyon, NM

Company C, 9th U.S. Cavalry

Nov 27, 1894

Nov 28, 1901

Elmira, NY Soldiers Home National Cemetery, Washington, DC

Sergeant
Henry Johnson
Army

Jun 11, 1850 at Boydton, VA

Oct 2 - 5, 1879 - Milk River, CO

Company D, 9th U.S. Cavalry

Sep 22, 1890

Jan 31, 1904

Detroit, MI Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Cooper
William Johnson
Navy

1855 at St. Vincent, West Indies

Nov 14, 1879 - Navy Yard, Mare Island, CA

USS Adams

Oct 18, 1884

May 20, 1903

New York, NY Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Sergeant
George Jordan
Army

1847 at Williamson County, TN

May 14, 1880 & Aug 12, 1881 - Fort Tularosa & Carrizo Canyon, NM

Company K, 9th U.S. Cavalry

May 7, 1890

Oct 24, 1904

Nashville, TN Fort McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell, NE

Seaman
John Smith
Navy

1854 at Bermuda

Sep 19, 1880 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

USS Shenandoah

Sep 19, 1880

Unknown

New York, NY

Sergeant
Thomas Shaw
Army

1846 at Covington, KY

Aug 12, 1881 - Carrizo Canyon, NM

Company K, 9th U.S. Cavalry

Dec 7, 1890

Jun 23, 1895

Baton Rouge, LA Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Private
Augustus Walley
Army

Mar 10, 1856 at Reistertown, MD

Aug 16, 1881 - Cuchillo Negro Mountains, NM

Company I, 9th U.S. Cavalry

Oct 1, 1890

Apr 9, 1938

Baltimore, MD St. Luke's Cemetery, Reistertown, MD

First Sergeant
Moses Williams
Army

1845 at Carrollton, LA

Aug 16, 1881 - Cuchillo Negro Mountains, NM

Company I, 9th U.S. Cavalry

Nov 12, 1896

Aug 23, 1899

East Carroll Parish, LA Vancouver Barracks National Cemetery, Vancouver, WA

Sergeant
Brent Woods
Army

1850 at Pulaski County, KY

Aug 19, 1881 - New Mexico

Company B, 9th U.S. Cavalry

Jul 12, 1894

Mar 31, 1906

Louisville, KY Mill Springs National Cemetery, Nancy, KY

Ordinary Seaman
John Davis
Navy

1854 at Kingston, Jamaica

Feb, 1881 - Toulon, France

USS Trenton

Oct 18, 1884

Aug 19, 1903

Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, VA

Ordinary Seaman
Robert Augustus Sweeney
Navy

Feb 20, 1853 at Montserrat, West Indies

FIRST AWARD - Oct 26, 1881 - Hampton Roads, VA

USS Kearsarge

SEE NOTES ON 1 & 2

Dec 19, 1890

New Jersey Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY

Sergeant
Benjamin Brown
Army

1859 at Spotsylvania County, VA

May 11, 1889 - Arizona

Company C, 24th U.S. Infantry

Feb 19, 1890

Sep 5, 1910

Harrisburg, PA Soldiers Home National Cemetery, Washington, DC

Corporal
Isaiah Mays
Army

Feb 16, 1858 at Carters Bridge, VA

May 11, 1889 - Cedar Springs, Arizona Territory

Company B, 24th U.S. Infantry

Feb 19, 1890

May 2, 1925

Columbus Barracks, OH Arizona State Hospital Cemetery, Phoenix, AZ

Corporal
William O. Wilson
Army

1867 at Hagerstown, MD

1890 - Sioux Campaign

Company I, 9th U.S. Cavalry

Sep 17, 1891

Jan 18, 1928

St. Paul, MN Jewish Cemetery, Halfway, MD

Sergeant
William McBryar
Army

Feb 14, 1861 at Elizabethtown, NC

Mar 7, 1890 - Arizona Territory

10th U.S. Cavalry

May 15, 1890

Mar 8, 1941

New York, NY Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Ship's Cook First Class
Daniel Atkins
Navy

Nov 18, 1866 at Brunswick, VA

Feb 11, 1898 - Aboard Ship at Sea

USS Cushing

May 20, 1898

May 11, 1923

Virginia US Navy Hospital Cemetery, Portsmouth, VA

Private
Dennis Bell
Army

Dec 28, 1866 at Washington, DC

Jun 30, 1898 - Tayabacoa, Cuba

Troop H, 10th U.S. Cavalry

Jun 23, 1899

Sep 25, 1953

Washington, DC Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Private
Fitz Lee
Army

Jun, 1866 at Dinwiddie County, VA

Jun 30, 1898 - Tayabacoa, Cuba

Troop M, 10th U.S. Cavalry

Jun 23, 1899

Sep 14, 1899

Philadelphia, PA Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS

Private
William H. Thompkins
Army

Oct 3, 1872 at Paterson, NJ

Jun 30, 1898 - Tayabacoa, Cuba

Troop G, 10th U.S. Cavalry

Jun 23, 1899

Sep 24, 1916

Paterson, NJ San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, CA

Private
George Henry Wanton
Army

May 15, 1868 at Paterson, NJ

Jun 30, 1898 - Tayabacoa, Cuba

Troop M, 10th U.S. Cavalry

Jun 23, 1899

Nov 27, 1940

Paterson, NJ Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Sergeant Major
Edward Lee Baker, Jr.
Army

Dec 28, 1865 at Platte River, WY

Jul 1, 1898 - Santiago, Cuba

10th U.S. Cavalry

Jul 3, 1902

Aug 26, 1913

Cincinnati, OH Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA

Fireman First Class
Robert Penn
Navy

Oct 10, 1872 at City Point, VA

Jul 20, 1898 - Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

USS Iowa

Dec 14, 1898

Jun 8, 1912

Virginia Unknown Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA

Seaman
Alphonse Girandy
Navy

Jan 21, 1868 at Guadaloupe, West Indies

Mar 31, 1901 - Aboard Ship at Sea

USS Petrel

Mar 22, 1902

Apr 3, 1941

Pennsylvania Philadelphia National Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA

Corporal
Freddie Stowers
Army

1896 at Sandy Springs, SC

Sep 28, 1918 - Hill 188, Champagne Marne Sector, France

Company C, 371st Infantry Regiment, 93d Division

Presented to his sisters at the White House by President George Bush on Apr 24, 1991

Sep 28, 1918 (Killed In Action)

Anderson County, SC A.B.M.C. Meuse-Argonne Cemetery, Meuse, France

Private
George Watson
Army

Mar 8, 1943 - Porloch Harbor, New Guinea

29th Quarter Master Regiment

Presented posthumously at the White House by President William J. Clinton on Jan 13, 1997

Mar 8, 1943 (Killed In Action)

Birmingham, AL Body lost at sea

Staff Sergeant
Ruben Rivers
Army

Nov 15 - 19, 1944 - Guebling, France

Company A, 761st Tank Bn, 3d Army

Presented to his family at the White House by President William J. Clinton on Jan 13, 1997

Nov 19, 1944 (Killed In Action)

Tecumseh, OK France

Captain
Charles L. Thomas
Army

Dec 14, 1944 - Climbach, France

Company C, 614th Tank Destroyer Bn, 103d Division

Presented to his family at the White House by President William J. Clinton on Jan 13, 1997

1980

Detroit, MI

First Lieutenant
John R. Fox
Army

Dec 7, 1917

Dec 26, 1944 - Sommocolonia, Italy

366th Infantry 92d Infantry Division

Presented to his widow at the White House by President William J. Clinton on Jan 13, 1997

Dec 26, 1944 (Killed In Action)

Cincinnati, OH

Staff Sergeant
Edward A. Carter, Jr.
Army

Mar 23, 1945 - Speyer, Germany

Company #1, 56th Armored Infantry, 12th Armored Division

Presented to his son at the White House by President William J. Clinton on Jan 13, 1997

1962

Los Angeles, CA Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

First Lieutenant
Vernon J. Baker
Army

Dec 17, 1919 at Cheyenne, WY

Apr 5 & 6, 1945 - Viareggio, Italy

Company C, 370th Infantry, 92d Infantry Division

Presented at the White House by President William J. Clinton on Jan 13, 1997

Still Living

Cheyenne, WY

Private First Class
Willy F. James, Jr.
Army

Apr 7, 1945 - Lippoldsberg, Germany

413th Infantry Regiment, 104th Division

Presented to his widow at the White House by President William J. Clinton on Jan 13, 1997

Apr 7, 1945 (Killed In Action)

Kansas City, KS American Battle Monument Cemetery, Netherlands, Holland

Private First Class
William Henry Thompson
Army

Aug 16, 1927 at New York, NY

Aug 6, 1950 - Haman, Korea

Company M, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division

Presented to his mother at the Pentagon by General Omar Bradley

Aug 6, 1950 (Killed In Action)

Bronx County, NY Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY

Sergeant
Cornelius H. Charlton
Army

Jul 24, 1929 at East Gulf, WV

Jun 2, 1951 - Chipo-ri, Korea

Company C, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division

Presented to his parents at the Pentagon by Secretary of the Army Frank C. Pace on Mar 12, 1952

Jun 2, 1951 (Killed In Action)

Bronx County, NY American Legion Cemetery, Beckley, WV

Private First Class
Milton Lee Olive, III
Army

Nov 7, 1946 at Chicago, IL

Oct 22, 1965 - Phu Cuong, Vietnam

Company B, 2d Battalion (Airborne), 503d Infantry, 173d Infantry Brigade

Presented to his family at the White House by President Lyndon B. Johnson on Apr 21, 1966

Oct 22, 1965 (Killed In Action)

Chicago, IL West Grove Cemetery, Lexington, MS

Specialist Sixth Class
Lawrence Joel
Army

Feb 22, 1928 at Winston-Salem, NC

Nov 8, 1965 - Vietnam

HHQ, 503d Infantry, 1st 1st Bn (Airborne), 503d Infantry, 173d Airborne Brigade

Presented at the White House by President Lyndon B. Johnson on Mar 9, 1967

Feb 4, 1984

New York, NY Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Sergeant
Donald Russell Long
Army

Aug 27, 1939 at Blackfork, OH

Jun 30, 1966 - Vietnam

Troop C, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 1st Infantry Division

Presented to his family at the Pentagon by Secretary of the Army Stanley R. Reson on Feb 8, 1968

Jun 30, 1966 (Killed In Action)

Ashland, KY Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Blackfork, OH

Private First Class
James Anderson, Jr.
Marine Corps

Jan 22, 1947 at Los Angeles, CA

Feb 28, 1967 - Cam Lo, Vietnam

Company F, 2d Battalion, 3d Marines, 3d Marine Division (Rein) FMF

Presented to his family at the Marine Barracks, Washington, DC by Secretary of the Navy Paul R. Ignatius on Aug 21, 1968

Feb 28, 1967 (Killed In Action)

Los Angeles, CA Lincoln Memorial Park, Compton, CA

Sergeant First Class
Matthew Leonard
Army

Nov 26, 1929 at Eutaw, AL

Feb 28, 1967 - Suoi Da, Vietnam

Company B, 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division

Presented to his family at the Pentagon by Secretary of the Army Stanley R. Resor on Dec 19, 1968

Feb 28, 1967 (Killed In Action)

Birmingham, AL Shadow Lawn Cemetery, Birmingham, AL

First Lieutenant
Ruppert Leon Sargent
Army

Jan 6, 1938 at Hampton, VA

Mar 15, 1967 - Hau Nghia Province, Vietnam

Company B, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division

Presented to his widow at her home in Hampton, VA by Gen Donley P. Bolton on Mar 10, 1969

Mar 15, 1967 (Killed In Action)

Richmond, VA Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, VA

Sergeant
Rodney Maxwell Davis
Marine Corps

Apr 7, 1942 at Macon, GA

Sep 6, 1967 - Quang Nam Province, Vietnam

Company B, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division

Presented to his family at the Executive Office Building, Washington, DC by Vice President Spiro T. Agnew on Mar 26, 1969

Sep 6, 1967 (Killed In Action)

Macon, GA Linwood Cemetery, Macon, GA

Sergeant First Class
Webster Anderson
Army

Jul 15, 1933 at Winnsboro, SC

Oct 15, 1967 - Tam Ky, Vietnam

Battery A, 2d Battalion, 320th Artillery, 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile)

Presented at the White House by President Richard M. Nixon on Nov 24, 1969

 

Winnsboro, SC

Captain
Riley Leroy Pitts
Army

Oct 15, 1937 at Fallis, OK

Oct 31, 1967 - Ap Dong, Vietnam

Company C, 2d Battalion, 27th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division

Presented to his family at the White House by President Lyndon B. Johnson on Dec 10, 1968

Oct 31, 1967 (Killed In Action)

Wichita, KS Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Spencer, OK

Specialist Fifth Class
Clarence Eugene Sasser
Army

Sep 12, 1947 at Chenango, TX

Jan 10, 1968 - Ding Tuong Province, Vietnam

HHQ, 3d Battalion, 60th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division

Presented at the White House by President Richard M. Nixon on Mar 7, 1969

Still Living

Houston, TX

Specialist Fifth Class
Dwight Hal Johnson
Army

May 7, 1947 at Detroit, MI

Jan 15, 1968 - Dak To, Kontum Province, Vietnam

Company B, 1st Battalion, 69th Armor, 4th Infantry Division

Presented at the White House by President Lyndon B. Johnson on Nov 19, 1968

Apr 30, 1971

Detroit, MI Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Sergeant First Class
Eugene Ashley, Jr.
Army

Oct 12, 1931 at Wilmington, NC

Feb 6 & 7, 1968 - Lang Vei, Vietnam

Detachment A-101, Company C, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), 1st Special Forces

Presented to his family at the White House by Vice President Spiro T. Agnew on Dec 2, 1969

Feb 7, 1968 (Killed In Action)

New York, NY Rochfish Memorial Cemetery, Fayetteville, NC

Staff Sergeant
Clifford Chester Sims
Army

Jun 18, 1942 at Port St. Joe, FL

Feb 21, 1968 - Hue, Vietnam

Company D, 2d Battalion (Airborne), 501st Infantry, 101st Airborne Division

Presented to his family at the White House by Vice President Spiro T. Agnew on Dec 2, 1969

Feb 21, 1968 (Killed In Action)

Jacksonville, FL Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, FL

Private First Class
Ralph Henry Johnson
Marine Corps

Jan 11, 1949 at Charleston, SC

Mar 5, 1968 - Hill 146, Quan Duc Valley, Vietnam

Company A, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division (Rein) FMF

Presented to his family at the White House by Vice President Spiro T. Agnew on Apr 20, 1970

Mar 5, 1968 (Killed In Action)

Oakland, CA Beaufort National Cemetery - Beaufort, SC

Lieutenant Colonel
Charles Calvin Rogers
Army

Sep 6, 1929 at Claremont, WV

Nov 1, 1968 - Fishook region (Near the Cambodian Border), Vietnam

1st Battalion, 5th Artillery, 1st Infantry Division

Presented at the White House by President Richard M. Nixon on May 14, 1970

Sep 21, 1990

Institute, WV Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

First Lieutenant
John Earl Warren
Army

Nov 16, 1946 at Brooklyn, NY

Jan 14, 1969 - Tay Ninh Province, Vietnam

Company C, 2d Battalion (Mech), 22d Infantry, 25th Infantry Division

Presented to his family at the White House by President Richard M. Nixon on Aug 6, 1970

Jan 14, 1969 (Killed In Action)

New York, NY Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY

Private First Class
Garfield McConnell Langhorn
Army

Sep 10, 1948 at Cumberland, VA

Jan 15, 1969 - Plei Djereng, Pleiku Province, Vietnam

Troop C, 7th Squadron (Airmobile), 17th Cavalry, 1st Aviation Brigade

Presented to his family at the White House by President Richard M. Nixon on Apr 7, 1970

Jan 15, 1969 (Killed In Action)

Brooklyn, NY Riverhead Cemetery, Riverhead, NY

Private First Class
Oscar Palmer Austin
Marine Corps

Jan 15, 1948 at Nacogdoches, TX

Feb 23, 1969 - Da Nang, Vietnam

Company E, 2d Bn, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division (Rein) FMF

Presented to his family at the White House by Vice President Spiro T. Agnew on Apr 20, 1970

Feb 23, 1969 (Killed In Action)

Phoenix, AZ Greenwood Memorial Park, Phoenix, AZ

Private First Class
Robert Henry Jenkins, Jr.
Marine Corps

Jun 1, 1948 at Interlachen, FL

Mar 5, 1969 - Fire Support Base Argonne, DMZ, Vietnam

3d Reconnaissance Battalion, 3d Marine Division (Rein) FMF

Presented to his family at the White House by Vice President Spiro T. Agnew on Apr 20, 1970

Mar 5, 1969 (Killed In Action)

Jacksonville, FL Sister Spring Baptist Church Cemetery, Interlachen, FL

Sergeant First Class
William Maud Bryant
Army

Feb 16, 1933 at Cochran, GA

Mar 24, 1969 - Long Khanh Province, Vietnam

Company A, 5th Special Forces Group, 1st Special Forces

Presented to his family at the White House by President Richard M. Nixon on February 16, 1971

Mar 24, 1969 (Killed In Action)

Detroit, MI Raleigh National Cemetery, Raleigh, NC

 

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