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Many of the HERO STORIES, history, citations and other information detailed in this website are, at least for now, available in PRINT or DIGITAL format from AMAZON.COM. The below comprise the nearly 4-dozen  "Home Of Heroes" books currently available.

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Medal of Honor Books

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This series of books contains the citations for ALL Medals of Honor awarded to that branch of service, with brief biographical data and photos of many of the recipients. Some of them also include citations for other awards, analysis of awards, data tables and analysis and more. These are LARGE volumes, each 8 1/2" x 11" and more than 500 pages each. Click on a book to find it on where you can find more details on what is contained in each book, as well as to get a free preview. Each volume is $24.95.

Heroes in the War on Terrorism

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These books contain the citations for nearly all of the awards of the Silve Star and higher to members of each branch of service in the War on Terrorism. Books include photos of most recipients, some biographical data, analysis of awards by rank, unit, date, and more.


With the 5 Medal of Honor volumes above, these compilations comprise a virtual 28-volume ENCYCLOPEDIA of decorated American heroes(15,000 pages)  with award citations, history, tables & analysis, and detailed indexes of ACEs, FLAG OFFICERS, and more. (Click on any book to see it in - $24.95 Each Volume)

United States Army Heroes

Distinguished Service Cross

Distinguished Service Medals
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1873 - 1941 Korea Vietnam 1862 - 1960 RVN - Present

United States Navy Heroes

Navy Cross Silver Star Navy Corpsmen
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1915 - 1941 WWII Korea - Present WWII

United States Marine Corps Heroes

Navy Cross Silver Star
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1915 - WWII Korea - Present 1900 - 1941 WWII 1947 - Korea Vietnam - Present

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The Defining Generation
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"Poor is the Nation that has no heroes, but beggard is that Nation that has and forgets them."

Medal of Honor Recipients
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Buried in New York

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Burial City Recipient's Name Service Cemetery KIA Home Town   Marker
Albany Clark, Harrison Army Albany Rural   Chatham, NY Photo MH
  Corliss, Stephen Potter Army Albany Rural   Albany, NY Photo MH
  Cross, James Edwin Army Albany Rural   Batavia, NY Photo MH
  Follett, Joseph Leonard Army Albany Rural   St. Louis, MO Photo MH
  King, Robert Henry Navy Albany Rural   New York, NY Photo MH
  Patterson, John Henry Army Albany Rural   New York, NY Photo MH
  Dunn, Parker F. Army St. Agnes Yes Albany, NY Photo MH
  White, Patrick H. Army St. Agnes   Chicago, IL Photo MH
Allegany Welch, Stephen Army Allegany   Allegany, NY Photo MH
Amsterdam Anderson, Bruce Army Green Hill   Albany, NY Photo MH
Andes Simmons, John Army Andes   Liberty, NY Photo MH
Argyle Scott, Robert B. Army Prospect Hill   St. Louis, MO Photo MH
Attica Lorish, Andrew J. Army Forest Hill   Attica, NY Photo MH
Auburn Buffum, Robert Army Auburn Corr Facility   Gilead, OH Photo MH
  Lawton, Louis Bowem Army Fort Hill   Auburn, NY Photo MH
Bath Winegar, William W. Army Nondago   Mount Morris, NY Photo MH
  See also Bath National Cemetery
Binghamton Peters, Lawrence David USMC Chenango Valley Yes Binghamton, NY Photo MH
  Stone, Lester Raymond Army Chenango Valley Yes Syracuse, NY Photo MH
  Robinson, John C. Army Spring Forest   Binghamton, NY Photo MH
Brewerton Everson, Adelbert Army Riverside   Salina, NY Photo MH

Brooklyn    -    Cypress Hills National Cemetery

Bronx    -    Buffalo

Calverton Murphy, Michael Patrick Navy Calverton National   Patchogue, NY Photo MH
Canajoharie Neahr, Zachariah C. Army Canajoharie Falls   Canajoharie, NY Photo MH
Canojaharie Shubert, Frank Army Prospect Hill   Canojaharie, NY Photo MH
Catskill Plimley, William Army Catskill Rural   Catskill, NY Photo MH
Chatham Blunt, John W. Army Chatham Rural   Four Corners, NY Photo MH
Chatham Fratellenico, Frank R. Army Private Yes Albany, NY Photo  
Cheektowaga Grabiarz, William J. Army St. Stanislaws Yes Buffalo, NY Photo MH-P
  Sancrainte (Sanscrainte), Charles Army United German &
  French RC
  Monroe, MI Photo MH
  Gaffney, Frank J. Army United German &
  French RC
  Niagara Falls, NY Photo MH
Clayton Lonsway, Joseph Army St. Mary's   Sackets Harbor, NY Photo MH
Conesus Kuder, Andrew Army Arnold   Rochester, NY Photo MH
Cooperstown Davidson, Andrew Army Lakewood   Middlefield, NY Photo MH
Cornwall on Hudson Brewer, William John Army Quaker   Newburgh, NY Photo MH
Cornwall on Hudson Haring, Abram Pye Army Canterbury Presbyterian   New York, NY Photo MH
Cuba Packard, Loron F. Army Cuba   Cuba, NY Photo MH
Cuba Swift, Harlan J. Army Cuba   Buffalo, NY Photo MH
Dansville Wall, Jerry C. Army Greenmount   Milo, NY Photo MH-P
DeKalb Jct. Wells, Thomas McCoy Army East Dekalb   DeKalb, NY Photo MH
Delphi Falls Potter, Norman F. Army Delphi Falls Baptist Church   Pompey, NY Photo MH
Dunkirk Horan, Thomas Army St. Mary's   Dunkirk, NY Photo MH
East Elmhurst Halling, Luovi Navy St. Michael's   New York, NY Photo MH
East Elmhurst Moore, Charles Navy St. Michael's   Gibralter Photo MH
  Farmingdale - Long Island National Cemetery
Fillmore Meach, George E. Army Pine Grove   New York, NY Photo MH
Fishkill Briggs, Elijah A. Army Fishkill Rural   Salisbury, CT Photo MH
Flushing Ludwig, Carl Army Flushing   Flushing, NY Photo MH-P
Fort Ann Sartwell, Henry Army Fish Hill   Fort Ann, NY Photo MH
Fort Johnson Thackrah, Benjamin Army St. Mary's   Johnsonville, NY Photo MH
Garrison Arnold, Abraham Kerns Army St Philips
     In The Highlands
  Bedford, PA Photo MH
Garrison Benjamin, Samuel N. Army St Philips
     In The Highlands
  New York, NY Photo MH
Glens Falls Johndro, Franklin Army Glens Falls   Queensbury, NY Photo MH
Glens Falls Merrill, George Army Glens Falls   Moreau, NY Photo MH
Grand Island Deglopper, Charles N. Army Maple Grove Yes Grand Island, NY Photo MH
Halsey Valley Tribe, John Army Halsey Valley   Oswego, NY Photo MH
Hamilton Graves, Terrence C. USMC Woodlawn Yes New York, NY Photo MH
Hamilton Riddell, Rudolph R. Army Madison Street   Hamilton, NY Photo MH
Hartland Bickford, Henry H. Army Hartland Central   Middleport, NY Photo MH
Hartwick Seminary Weeks, John Henry Army Hartwick Seminary   Hartwick, NY Photo MH
Haverstraw Donaldson, Michael A. Army St. Peter's   Haverstraw, NY Photo MH
Haverstraw Smith, Richard Army Mount Repose   Haverstraw, NY Photo MH
Hawthorne Murray, Robert Charles Army Gate of Heaven Yes New York, NY Photo  
Hawthorne O'Neill, Richard William Army Gate of Heaven   New York, NY Photo MH-P
Hempstead Tanner, Charles B. Army Greenfield   Wilmington, DE Photo  
Hinsdale Gifford, Benjamin Army Hinsdale   German Flats, NY Photo MH
Honeoye Falls Goheen, Charles Arthur Army Honeoye Falls   Rochester, NY Photo MH
Hoosick Falls Hawthorne, Harris S. Army Maple Grove   Otsego, NY Photo MH
Hornell Dore, George H. Army Hope   West Bloomfield, NY Photo MH
Huntington Brush, George W. Army Huntington Rural   Huntington, NY Photo MH
Hurley Kauss, August Army Hurley   New York, NY Photo MH
Jamestown Brown, Henry Le Fevre Army Lake View   Ellicott, NY Photo MH
Jamestown Putnam, Edgar Pierpont Army Lake View   Stockton, NY Photo MH-P
Jamestown Young, James Marvin Army Lake View   Chautauqua, NY Photo MH
Kew Gardens Corliss, George W. Army Maple Grove   Hartford, CT Photo MH
Kew Gardens Wright, Edward Navy Maple Grove   New York, NY Photo MH
Kingston Dietz, Robert H. Army Wiltwych Rural Yes Kingston, NY Photo MH-P
Lewiston Bobo, John Paul USMC Gate of Heaven Yes Buffalo, NY Photo MH
Lewiston Toy, Frederick Ernest Army Riverdale   Chicago, IL Photo MH
Lisbon Sprowle (Sprowls), David USMC Red Mills   New York, NY Photo  
Little Falls Bass, David L. Navy Wilcox   New York, NY Photo MH
Little Neck Starkins, John H. Army Zion Church   Flushing, NY Photo MH
Louisville Flannigan, James Army St. Lawrence   Fort Snelling, MN Photo MH
Lowville Burk, Thomas Army Lowville Rural   Harrisburg, NY Photo MH-P
Maspeth (Queens) Davis, Thomas Army Mount Olivet   New York, NY Photo MH
Massena Johnson, Follett (Philot) Army Pine Grove No. 1   Ogdensburg, NY Photo MH
Medina Butts, John Edward Army St. Mary's Yes Buffalo, NY Photo MH
Middle Village Morin, William Henry Navy St. John's   New York, NY Photo  
Middle Village Willett, Louis Edward Army St. John's Yes Brooklyn, NY Photo  
Middle Village Koelpin, William Army The Lutheran   Brooklyn, NY Photo MH
Middle Village Lord, William Army The Lutheran   Lawrence, MA Photo  
Middle Village Streile, Christian Army The Lutheran   Jersey City, NJ Photo MH
Middle Village Schepke, Charles S. Navy The Lutheran   New York, NY Photo  
Middle Village Uhrl (Uhrie), George Army The Lutheran   New York, NY Photo  
Middle Village Clausen, Claus Kristian Navy US Columbarium   New York, NY Photo  
Middleport Smith, Alonzo Army St. Stephen's RC   Jonesville, MI Photo MH
Middletown Collins, Thomas D. Army Hillside   Liberty, NY Photo MH
Middletown Hallock, Nathan Mullock Army Hillside   Middletown, NY Photo MH
Middletown Wisner, Lewis S. Army Hillside   Wallkill, NY Photo MH
Mina Skellie, Ebenezer Army Mina   Mina, NY Photo MH
New Rochelle Emmet, Robert Temple Army Beechwoods   New York, NY Photo MH
New Rochelle Lewis, William B. Army Beechwoods   Boston, MA Photo  
New Rochelle Beddows, Richard Army Holy Sepulchre   Flushing, NY Photo MH
Newburgh Hickey, Dennis William Army St. George's   Plattsburgh, NY Photo MH
Niagara Falls Williams, Leroy Army Oakwood   Batavia, NY Photo MH
North Branch Newman, William Henry Army Heavenly Rest   Port Jervis, NY Photo MH
Nyack Auer, John Army Oak Hill   New York, NY Photo MH
Ogdensburg Curtis, Newton Martin Army Ogdensburg   De Peyster, NY Photo MH
Olean Oviatt, Miles M. USMC Pleasant Valley   New York, NY Photo MH
Olean Smith, David Lafayette Army Pleasant Valley   Bath, NY Photo MH
Oswego Lee, James H. Navy The Rural   New York, NY Photo MH
Oswego Walker, Mary Edwards A (Civ) The Rural   Louisville, KY Photo MH
Owego Stout, Richard Navy Evergreen   New York, NY Photo MH
Oyster Bay Roosevelt, Theodore Army Young's Memorial   New York Photo MH
Pauling Toffey, John James Army Pawling   Hudson, NJ Photo MH
Penn Yan Brown, Morris Army Lakeview Yes Geneva, NY Photo  
Penn Yan Johnston, Edward Army Lakeview   Chicago, IL Photo MH
Plattsburgh Hall, Francis Army Riverside   Plattsburgh, NY Photo MH
Plattsburgh Moffitt, John Henry Army Mount Carmel   Plattsburgh, NY Photo MH
Plattsburgh Kelly, Thomas Army Post Barracks   New York, NY Photo MH
Port Chester Fox, Nicholas Army St. Mary's   Greenwich, CT Photo MH
Potsdam Walling, William Henry Army Bayside   Folly Island, SC Photo MH
Pound Ridge Murphy, Thomas J. Army Pound Ridge   New York, NY Photo MH
Preble Norton, Llewellyn P. Army Elmwood   Scott, NY Photo MH
Randolph Lyman, Joel H. Army Randolph   East Randolph, NY Photo MH
Randolph Marsh, Albert Army Randolph   Randolph, NY Photo MH
Rensselaer Wilkes, Henry Navy Beverwyck   New York, NY Photo MH
Ripley Haight, John H. Army East Ripley   Westfield, NY Photo MH
Riverhead Langhorn, Garfield M. Army Riverhead Yes Brooklyn, NY Photo MH
Rochester Carman, Warren Army Mount Hope   Victor, NY Photo MH
Rochester Curran, Richard J. Army Holy Sepulchre   Seneca Falls, NY Photo MH
Rome Smith, Wilson Army Rome   Madison, NY Photo MH
Rome Burkard, Oscar R. Army Rome   Fort Snelling, MN Photo MH
Salem Township Clark, Francis J. Army Evergreen   Salem, NY Photo MH
Schenectady Casey, James Seaman Army Vale   New York, NY Photo MH
Schenectady Thompkins (Tompkins), George W. Army Vale   Port Jervis, NY Photo MH
  Schuylerville - Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
Scriba Shoup, Curtis F. Army North Scriba Union Yes Buffalo, NY Photo MH
Scio Dunham, Jason L. USMC Scio, NY Yes Scio, NY Photo MH
Sinclairville Peck, Archie A. Army Evergreen   Hornell, NY Photo MH
Smithville Jackson, Frederick R. Army Smithville   New Haven, CT Photo MH
Southold Glover, Thaddeus Brown Army Willow Mill   New York, NY Photo MH
Staten Island Capodanno, Vincent R. Navy Saint Peter's Yes Staten Island, NY Photo  
Staten Island Merrell, Joseph Frederick Army St. Peter's Yes Staten Island, NY Photo MH-P
Syracuse Harvey (Huckman), Harry Army Myrtle Hill   Elmwood, NY Photo MH
Syracuse Barnum, Henry Alanson Army Oakwood   Syracuse, NY Photo MH-P
Syracuse Crosier, William H. H. Army Oakwood   Skaneateles, NY Photo MH
Syracuse Kenyon, John Snyders Army Oakwood   Schenevus, NY Photo MH
Syracuse Tracy, William Gardner Army Oakwood   Albany, NY Photo MH
Syracuse Goettel, Philip Army Woodlawn   Syracuse, NY Photo MH
Syracuse Kappesser, Peter Army Woodlawn   Syracuse, NY Photo MH
Syracuse Kline (Klien), Harry (Henry) Army Woodlawn   Syracuse, NY Photo MH
Syracuse Wambsgan, Martin Army Woodlawn   Clyde, NY Photo MH
Tarrytown Grant, Gabriel Army Sleepy Hollow   Trenton, NJ Photo MH
Throopsville Stryker, Robert Francis Army Pine Hill Yes Throop, NY Photo MH
Ticonderoga Hack, Lester Goodel Army Mount Hope   Salisbury, VT Photo MH
Troy Freeman, William Henry Army Oakwood   Troy, NY Photo MH
Troy Guenette, Peter Mathew Army St. John's Yes Albany, NY Photo MH
Troy Burk (Burke), E. Michael Army St. Mary's   Troy, NY Photo MH
Troy McGough, Owen Army St. Peter's   Cornwall, NY Photo MH
Troy O'Brien, William Joseph Army St. Peter's Yes Troy, NY Photo MH
Utica Cleveland, Charles F. Army Forest Hill   Elmira, NY Photo MH-P
Utica Grindlay, James G. Army Forest Hill   Utica, NY Photo MH
Valhalla DiCesnola, Louis Palma Army Kensico   New York, NY Photo MH
Valhalla Murphy, Michael C. Army Kensico   New York, NY Photo MH
Waddington Rutherford, John T. Army Brookside   Canton, NY Photo MH
Walden Bradley, Thomas Wilson Army Wallkill Valley   Walden, NY Photo MH
Waterville Edwards, David Army Waterville   Sangerfield, NY Photo MH
          West Point 
Westbury Lang, George Army Holy Rood   Brooklyn, NY Photo MH-P
Westbury Maxwell, John Navy Friends   New York, NY Photo  
Wheeler Buckley, Howard Major USMC Wheeler   New York, NY Photo MH
Whitesboro Keene, Joseph Army Grand View   Utica, NY Photo MH
Wolcott Lutes, Franklin W. Army Glenside   Geddes, NY Photo MH
  Woodside (Queens)
Worcester Mangam, Richard C. Army Maple Grove   Auburn, NY Photo MH
Yonkers Heermance, William Army Oakland   Kinderhook, NY Photo MH
MH Indicates Government Issue Type MOH headstone.
MH-P Indicates a PRIVATE headstone with MOH text or image.




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