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Hometown Heroes of the

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New York State Medal of Honor Recipients
During the Indian Campaigns


  • The first Medal of Honor Action in History was performed by New York City's Bernard J.D. Irwin at Apache Pass, AZ on February 13, 1861.

  • During the Indian Campaigns HENRY HOGAN received TWO Medals of Honor for TWO separate actions just 9 months apart.

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

Arranged  Alphabetically by Home Town in New York State

RECIPIENT'S NAME

Branch

PLACE OF BIRTH

MOH ACCREDITED TO:

James, John

Army

Manchester, England

Albany, NY

McNally, James

Army

County Monaghan, Ireland

Albany, NY

Pengally, Edward

Army

Devonshire, England

Albany, NY

Baker, John

Army

Hessen, Germany

Brooklyn, NY

Butler, Edmond Thomas

Army

Clonmel, Ireland

Brooklyn, NY

Edwards, William D.

Army

Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn, NY

Koelpin, William

Army

Stetten, Prussia

Brooklyn, NY

Moquin, George

Army

New York, NY

Brooklyn, NY

Nihill, John

Army

Nenagh, Ireland

Brooklyn, NY

Parnell, William Russell

Army

Dublin, Ireland

Brooklyn, NY

Roth, Peter Paul

Army

Wurttembereg, Germany

Brooklyn, NY

Schou, Julius Alexis

Army

Copenhagen, Denmark

Brooklyn, NY

Windolph, Charles

Army

Bergen, Germany

Brooklyn, NY

Barrett, Richard

Army

County Mayo, Ireland

Buffalo, NY

Georgian, John

Army

Germany

Buffalo, NY

Humphrey, Charles Frederic

Army

Cortland, NY

Buffalo, NY

Denny, John

Army

Big Flats, NY

Elmira, NY

West, Frank

Army

Mohawk, NY

Mohawk, NY

Austin, William Grafton

Army

Galveston, TX

New York, NY

Branagan, Edward

Army

County Louth, Ireland

New York, NY

Brown, James

Army

Wexford, Ireland

New York, NY

Burke, Richard

Army

Tipperary, Ireland

New York, NY

Byrne, Denis

Army

Wexford, Ireland

New York, NY

Carter, William Harding

Army

Nashville, TN

New York, NY

Casey, James Seaman

Army

Philadelphia, PA

New York, NY

Cunningham, Charles

Army

Hudson, NY

New York, NY

Dawson, Michael

Army

Boston, MA

New York, NY

**DeArmond, William

Army

Butler County, OH

New York, NY

Donavan (Donovan), Cornelius

Army

County Cork, Ireland

New York, NY

Emmet, Robert Temple

Army

New York, NY

New York, NY

Fegan, James

Army

Athlone, Ireland

New York, NY

Fichter, Hermann Emil

Army

Baden, Germany

New York, NY

Folly, William H.

Army

Bergen County, NJ

New York, NY

Freemeyer, Christopher

Army

Bavaria, Germany

New York, NY

Gardiner, Peter W.

Army

Carlisle, NY

New York, NY

Glover, Thaddeus Brown

Army

New York, NY

New York, NY

Glynn, Michael

Army

Galway, Ireland

New York, NY

Hamilton, Mathew H.

Army

Hobart, Austria-Hungary

New York, NY

Heise, Clamor

Army

Germany

New York, NY

Hogan, Henry

Army

County Clare, Ireland

New York, NY

Hyde, Henry J.

Army

Bangor, ME

New York, NY

Irwin, Bernard John Dowling

Army

Ireland

New York, NY

Jetter, Bernhard

Army

Wurttemberg, Germany

New York, NY

Kelley, Charles

Army

County Clare, Ireland

New York, NY

Kelly, Thomas

Army

County Mayo, Ireland

New York, NY

Kerrigan, Thomas

Army

County Tipperary, Ireland

New York, NY

Leonard, Patrick Thomas

Army

County Clare, Ireland

New York, NY

Little, Thomas

Army

Barbados, West Indies

New York, NY

Martin, Patrick

Army

County Offaly, Ireland

New York, NY

McBryar, William

Army

Elizabethtown, NC

New York, NY

**McCann, Bernard

Army

County Roscommon, Ireland

New York, NY

McCarthy, Michael

Army

St. John's, Newfound., Canada

New York, NY

McHugh, John

Army

Syracuse, NY

New York, NY

McPhelan, Robert

Army

County Laois, Ireland

New York, NY

Merrill, John Mitchell

Army

New York, NY

New York, NY

Montrose, Charles H.
  aka: Alexander D. Munson

Army

St. Paul, MN

New York, NY

Murphy, Edward

Army

County Cork, Ireland

New York, NY

Murray, Thomas

Army

County Monaghan, Ireland

New York, NY

O'Neill, William

Army

Tariffville, CT

New York, NY

O'Sullivan, John Francis

Army

County Kerry, Ireland

New York, NY

Platten, Frederick

Army

Torbeck, Ireland

New York, NY

Ragnar, Theodore 
  aka:  Ragnar Theodor Ling-Vannerus

Army

Linkoping, Sweden

New York, NY

Roche, David

Army

County Kerry, Ireland

New York, NY

Russell, James

Army

New York, NY

New York, NY

Ryan, Denis

Army

Cork, Ireland

New York, NY

Schnitzer, John

Army

Kempten, Germany

New York, NY

**Smith, George W.

Army

Greenfield, NY

New York, NY

Smith, Thomas J.

Army

Liverpool, England

New York, NY

Von Medem, Rucolph

Army

Germany

New York, NY

Wallace, William (John A.)

Army

County Donegal, Ireland

New York, NY

Welch, Michael

Army

Poughkeepsie, NY

New York, NY

Rooney, Edward

Army

Poughkeepsie, NY

Poughkeepsie, NY

Harris, Charles D.

Army

Albion, NY

Rochester, NY

Thompson, George Washington

Army

Victory, NY

Syracuse, NY

Bell, James

Army

County Antrim, Ireland

Troy, NY

Long, Oscar Fitzalan

Army

Utica, NY

Utica, NY

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