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Revised and Updated: August 11, 2006

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Recipient Name and Award Details

Adair, Robert Flyn - NC (WWII)
Ahrens, Edward Henry (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Albert, Christian - MOH (Civil War)
Aston, Edgar R. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Aylward, Theodore C. - NC (WWII)
Baker, Edward Lee - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Baum, Francis J. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Beam, James C. - DSC (WWII)
Beaty, Powhatan - MOH (Civil War)
Bertram, Heinrich - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Brautigam, George F. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Brewer, Donald Edward (KIA) - NC (Korea)
Brown, John H. - MOH (Civil War)
Budde, George William (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Buhrman, Henry G. - MOH (Civil War)
Bunge, Robert C. - DSC (WWI)
Carroll, Thomas A. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Colebank, Philip R. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Cook, John - MOH (Civil War)
Criswell, Benjamin C. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Cubberly, William G. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Davidson, Andrew - MOH (Civil War)
Day, David Frakes - MOH (Civil War)
Dickey, Douglas Eugene (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Dorman, John Henry - MOH (Civil War)
Duty, Ray - DSC (WWI)
Federmann, Edward (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Fleek, Charles Clinton (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Force, Manning Ferguson - MOH (Civil War)
Fox, John Robert (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Freppon, John Dennis (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Galbraith, Frederick W., Jr. - DSC (WWI)
Given, John J. (KIA) - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Gray, John - MOH (Civil War)
Hanley, Richard P. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Harris, David W. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Haupt, Earl C., III - DSC (Vietnam)
Headley, James G. - 2 NCs (WWII)
Heilmann, Louis Andrew - NC (WWII)
Heintz, Victor - 2 DSCs (WWI)
Hill, James Madison - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Hoffman, Henry - MOH (Civil War)
Holmes, Christian R. - DSC (WWI)
Houchins, Lyle C. (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Howard, Hiram Reese - MOH (Civil War)
Hutchinson, Rufus D. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Johnson, Douglas Pollock - NC (WWII)
Johnston, William H. - DSC (WWI)
Keenan, Bartholomew T. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Knaak, Albert - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Kroger, Chester F. - DSC (WWI)
Lapointe, Joseph Guy (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Leonard, Patrick James - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Marx, Robert S. - DSC (WWI)
McDevitt, James A. - DSC (WWI)
McGinn, Edward - MOH (Civil War)
McHugh, Martin - MOH (Civil War)
Meaher, Nicholas - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Morgan, John H. - DSC (WWI)
Morrison, John (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Murphy, John P. - MOH (Civil War)
Newman, Henry - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Parker, Raymond D. - NC (WWII)
Powell, William Thomas (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Pretty, Saunders P. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Raerick, John - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Reifin, Abe (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Rimmer, George P. - DSC (WWII)
Roberts, Gordon Ray - MOH (Vietnam War)
Rowalt, John F. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Roy, Stanislaus - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Ruppel, William - DSC (WWI)
Schlesinger, Albert - DSC (WWI)
Shaffer, William - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Smith, John F. (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Smith, William H. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Spence, Orizoba - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Spitznagel, Charles - DSC (WWI)
Stauffer, Rudolph - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Stickoffer, Julius Henry - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Stokes, Alonzo - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Sullivan, Thomas - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Tamme, Nicholas L. - DSC (WWI)
Taurman, John (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Thomas, Charles L. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Trekauskas, Tony A. - DSC (WWI)
Tyrell, George William - MOH (Civil War)
Vollmer, Frank D. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Walker, Allen - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Ward, Tom (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Welsh, Edward - MOH (Civil War)
West, John Albert - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Whitaker, Anthony (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Wilson, Benjamin - MOH (Indian Campaigns)

The Following Recipients were Born in Cincinnati
But their Awards were Credited to Other Cities

Barton, Harry D. - DSC (WWI)
Boers, Edward William - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Carley, Victor A. - DSC (WWI)
Eich, Werner - DSC (WWI)
Engle, Joseph C. - DSC (WWI)
Fletcher, Allen - DSC (WWI)
Funk, Peter - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Geiger, George - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Hawkins, Thomas R. - MOH (Civil War)
Hayes, Webb Cook - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
Knowles, James Jr., - DSC (WWI)
Kyle, John - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
McLeod, Herman L. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Michael, Stanley John - 2 NCs (WWII)
Mitchell, John - DSC (WWI)
Poppe, John A. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Sizemore, James L. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Stier, Victor (KIA)  - DSC (North Russia)
Stratemeyer, George E. - DSC (Korea)

 

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