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Hometown Heroes of the

GRANITE STATE

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New
Hampshire

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38 Medals of Honor are Accredited to New Hampshire

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"For Conspicuous Gallantry and Intrepidity in Action At the Risk of Life Above and Beyond the Call of Duty"

 

RECIPIENT'S NAME

Branch

PLACE OF BIRTH

MOH ACCREDITED TO:

Civil War

Anderson, Robert N.

Navy

Ireland

New Hampshire

Appleton, William H.

Army

Chinchester, NH

Portsmouth, NH

Barker, Nathaniel C.

Army

Piermont, NH

Manchester, NH

Batchelder, Richard Napoleon

Army

Lakeport, NH

Manchester, NH

Boutwell, John W.

Army

Hanover, NH

Lebanon, NH

Brady, James

Army

Boston, MA

Kingston, NH

Camp, Carlton N.

Army

Hanover, NH

Hanover, NH

Cohn, Abraham

Army

Guttentag, Silesia, Prussia

Campton, NH

Copp, Charles Dearborn

Army

Warren Co, NH

Nashua, NH

Coughlin, John

Army

Virginia

Manchester, NH

Dillon, Michael A.

Army

Chelmsford, MA

Wilton, NH

Dow, George P.

Army

Atkinson, NH

Manchester, NH

George, Daniel Griffin

Navy

Plaistow, NH

New Hampshire

Goodall, Francis Henry

Army

Bath, NH

Bath, NH

Hadley, Osgood Towns

Army

Nashua, NH

Peterborough, NH

Ham, Mark G.

Navy

Portsmouth, NH

Portsmouth, NH

Hawkins, Charles

Navy

Scotland

Portsmouth, NH

Knight, Charles H.

Army

Keene, NH

Keene, NH

Little, Henry F. W.

Army

Manchester, NH

Manchester, NH

Melville, Charles
  aka:  James Ramsbottom

Navy

Dover, NH

New Hampshire

Nolan, John J.

Army

Thurles, Ireland

Nashua, NH

Robie, George Frank

Army

Candia, NH

Manchester, NH

Rowe, Henry Walker

Army

Candia, NH

Candia, NH

Sagelhurst (Segelhurst), John Christopher

Army

Buffalo, NY

Jersey City, NH

Simons, Charles Jenks

Army

Bombay, India

Exeter, NH

Smith, William

Navy

Ireland

Concord, NH

Tabor, William L. S.

Army

Metheun, MA

Concord, NH

Tilton, William

Army

St. Albans, VT

Hanover, NH

Todd, Samuel

Navy

Portsmouth, NH

New Hampshire

Wilcox, William H.

Army

Lempster, NH

Lempster, NH

Wilkins, Leander A.

Army

Lancaster, NH

Northumberland, NH

Korea (1871)

Franklin, Frederick H.

Navy

Portsmouth, NH

New Hampshire

Merton, James F.

Navy

Cheshire, England

Portsmouth, NH

Spanish-American War

West, Walter Scott

USMC

Bradford, NH

New Hampshire

World War I

**Dilboy, George

Army

Greece

Keene, NH

World War II

Carr, Chris
  aka: Christos H. Karaberis

Army

Manchester, NH

Manchester, NH

O'Kane, Richard Hetherington

Navy

Dover, NH

Durham, NH

War on Terrorism

Pitts, Ryan M.

Army

 

Nashua, NH

The following Medal of Honor Recipients were BORN in the State of New Hampshire but either moved to or enlisted in military service in another state to which their award is accredited.  By virtue of their birth, they are still among our "Home Town Heroes".

RECIPIENT'S NAME

Branch

PLACE OF BIRTH

MOH ACCREDITED TO:

Cilly, Clinton Albert

Army

Rockingham, NH

Sasioja, MN

Colby, Carlos W.

Army

Merrimack, NH

Madison City, IL

Cutcheon, Byron M.

Army

Pembroke, NH

Ypsilanti, MI

Elliott, Russell C.

Army

Concord, NH

Boston, MA

Evans, Ira Hobart

Army

Piermont, NH

Barre, VT

**Falls, Benjamin Frank

Army

Portsmouth, NH

Lynn, MA

Foy, Charles H.

Navy

Portsmouth, NH

Springfield, MA

Gage, Richard J.

Army

Grafton County, NH

Ottawa, IL

Harris, Moses

Army

Andover, NH

Boston, MA

Kimball, Joseph

Army

Littleton, NH

Ironton, OH

Lovering, George Mason

Army

Springfield, NH

East Randolph, MA

Pingree, Samuel E.

Army

Salisbury, NH

Hartford, VT

Sweatt, Joseph Sewell Gerrish

Army

Boscawen, NH

Lowell, MA

Veazey, Wheelock Graves

Army

Brentwood, NH

Skpringfield, VT

Woodbury, Eri Davidson

Army

Francistown, NH

St. Johnsbury, VT

Albee, George Emerson

Army

Lisbon, NH

Owatibba, MN

Craig, Samuel Henry

Army

New Market, NH

Chicago, IL

Grimes, Edward P.

Army

Dover, NH

Boston, MA

**Haddoo (Haddo, Jr.), John

Army

Hooksett, NH

Columbus, KS

Neal, Solon D.

Army

Hanover, NH

Boston, MA

Wood, Leonard

Army

Winchester, NH

Boston, MA

Holyoke, William Edward

Navy

Groveton, NH

Illinois

**Pease, Jr., Harl

Army AC

Plymouth, NH

Boston, MA

**Barker, Jedh Colby

USMC

Franklin, NH

Park Ridge, NJ

 

 

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