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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 Amazon.com 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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NAVY    -  MARINES   -  AIR FORCE   - ARMY O.E.F.  - ARMY O.I.F.

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.

ENCYCLOPEDIA of AMERICAN MILITARY HEROES

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 Amazon.com - $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

WINGS OF VALOR
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The Defining Generation
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Hometown Heroes of the

KEYSTONE STATE

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Pennsylvania

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378   Medals of Honor are Accredited to Pennsylvania

  • During the Indian Campaigns Pennsylvania's WILLIAM WILSON received TWO Medals of Honor for two separate actions.

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

 

Due to the large number of Medals of Honor accredited to Pennsylvania we have divided them into six pages for your convenience and to decrease down-load time.

Accredited to PA with no CITY designated

CIVIL WAR
Philadelphia MOH Recipients (77)

CIVIL WAR
Other MOH Recipients (110)

INDIAN CAMPAIGN RECIPIENTS (53)

PA Medal Recipients of OTHER WARS (59)

BORN IN PA
MOH accredited to OTHER STATES

Pennsylvania MOH Recipients from the Indian Campaigns

RECIPIENT'S NAME

Branch

PLACE OF BIRTH

MOH ACCREDITED TO:

Allen, William

Army

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA

Brogan, James (Edward James)

Army

County Donegal, Ireland

Harrisburg, PA

Brown, Benjamin

Army

Spotsylvania County, VA

Harrisburg, PA

Burnett, George Ritter

Army

Lower Providence Tns, PA

Spring Mills, PA

Canfield, Heth

Army

New Milford, CT

Carlisle, PA

Carpenter, Louis Henry

Army

Glassboro, NJ

Philadelphia, PA

Clark, Wilfred

Army

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA

Comfort, John W.

Army

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA

Crandall, Charles

Army

Worcester, MA

Philadelphia, PA

Daily, Charles

Army

Mallow, Ireland

Philadelphia, PA

Deary, George

Army

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA

Dougherty, William

Army

Detroit, MI

Philadelphia, PA

Farren, Daniel

Army

County Derry, Ireland

Philadelphia, PA

Glavinski (Glawinski), Albert

Army

Germany

Pittsburgh, PA

Gunther (Guenther), Jacob

Army

Schuylkill County, PA

Philadelphia, PA

Herron, Leander

Army

Bucks County, PA

Pittsburgh, PA

Himmelsback, Michael

Army

Allegheny County, PA

Harrisburg, PA

Hoover, Samuel

Army

Dauphin County, PA

Harrisburg, PA

Hubbard, Thomas H.

Army

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA

Huff, James W.

Army

Washington , PA

Vanburan, PA

Kay, John

Army

Lancashire, England

Philadelphia, PA

Kilmartin (Gilmartin), John

Army

Montreal, Canada

Philadelphia, PA

Kirk, John

Army

York, PA

Harrisburg, PA

Kitchen, George Krause

Army

Lebanon County, PA

Harrisburg, PA

**Kreher, Wendlin

Army

Stetten, Prussia

Philadelphia, PA

May, John

Army

Wurttemberg, Germany

Philadelphia, PA

McCormick, Michael P.

Army

Rutland, VT

Harrisburg, PA

Mechlin, Henry W. B.

Army

Mount Pleasant, PA

Pittsburgh, PA

Miller, George W.

Army

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA

Mitchell, John James

Army

County Tyrone, Ireland

Philadelphia, PA

Morris, James L.

Army

County Kerry, Ireland

Philadelphia, PA

Murphy, Edward F.

Army

Wayne County, PA

Philadelphia, PA

Orr, Moses

Army

County Tyrone, Ireland

Philadelphia, PA

Pennsyl, Josiah

Army

Frederick County, MD

Carlisle, PA

Rankin, William

Army

Lewistown, PA

Harrisburg, PA

Rogan, Patrick

Army

County Leitrim, Ireland

Reading, PA

Ryan, David

Army

County Kilkenny, Ireland

Philadelphia, PA

Seward, Griffin

Army

Dover, DE

Philadelphia, PA

Smith, Robert

Army

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA

Smith, Theodore F.

Army

Rahway, NJ

Harrisburg, PA

Springer, George

Army

York County, PA

Harrisburg, PA

Strayer, William

Army

Maytown, PA

Carlisle, PA

Tea, Richard Longstreet

Army

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA

Thompson, Peter

Army

Scotland

Pittsburgh, PA

Trautman, Jacob

Army

Hamburg, Germany

Pittsburgh, PA

Ward, Charles H.

Army

Bradford, England

Philadelphia, PA

Watson, James C.

Army

Cochecton, NY

Philadelphia, PA

Weaher (Weaber), Andrew J.

Army

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA

Widmer, Jacob

Army

Wurttemberg, Germany

Philadelphia, PA

Wilkens, Henry

Army

Germany

Pittsburgh, PA

Wilson, William

Army

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA

Witcome, Joseph

Army

Mechanicsburg, PA

Carlisle, PA

Woodall, Zachariah (Zachery T.)

Army

Alexandria, VA

Carlisle, PA

 

 

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