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Hometown Heroes of the

EMPIRE STATE

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New York

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New York CITY's
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipients

  • New York's JOHN COOPER received the Medal of Honor for heroism at Mobile Bay, AL  in 1864 during the Civil War.  A year later he received a SECOND Medal of Honor for saving the life of a comrade during a fire aboard ship.
  • Johann Langvein was a 15 YEAR OLD DRUMMER BOY when he received the Medal of Honor for braving enemy fire to save a wounded officer during the Civil War.

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

 

Born In New York State

Born in Other States/Countries

RECIPIENT'S NAME

Branch

PLACE OF BIRTH

RECIPIENT'S NAME

Branch

PLACE OF BIRTH

Barter, Gurdon H.

Navy

Williamsburg, NY

Avery, James

Navy

Scotland

Benjamin, Samuel Nicholl

Army

New York, NY

Baker, Charles

Navy

Georgetown, DC

Betham, Asa

Navy

New York, NY

Barry, Augustus

Army

Ireland

Bradley, Amos

Navy

Dansville, NY

Bass, David L.

Navy

Ireland

Breen, John

Navy

New York, NY

Bell, George H.

Navy

Sunderland, England

Bronner, August Frederick

Army

Germany

Blagheen (Blagden), William

Navy

Devonshire County, England

Brown, James

Navy

Rochester, NY

Bourne, Thomas

Navy

England

Burns, John M.

Navy

Hudson, NY

Bradley, Charles

Navy

Ireland

Campbell, James A.

Army

Brooklyn, NY

Brinn, Andrew

Navy

Scotland

Conlan, Dennis

Navy

New York, NY

Brosnan, John

Army

Ireland

Cotton, Peter

Navy

New York, NY

Brown, Robert

Navy

Norway

Coyne, John Nicholas

Army

New York, NY

Brown, John
  aka: Thomas Hayes

Navy

Glasgow, Scotland

Embler, Andrew Henry

Army

New York, NY

Brown, Jr (Browne), Edward

Army

Ireland

English, Thomas

Navy

New York, NY

Brownell, William P.

Navy

New York

Evans, James Robert

Army

New York, NY

Burke, Thomas

Army

Ireland

Farrell, Edward

Navy

Saratoga, NY

Burton, Albert

Navy

England

Garrison, James R.

Navy

Poughkeepsie, NY

Byrnes, James

Navy

Ireland

Gouraud, George Edward

Army

New York, NY

*Carey, Hugh

Army

Ireland

Halstead, William W.

Navy

Alplaus, NY

Caruana, Orlando Emanuel

Army

Ca Valletta, Malta

Hamilton, Hugh

Navy

New York, NY

Cassidy, Michael

Navy

Ireland

Haring, Abram Pye

Army

New York, NY

Chaput, Louis G.

Navy

Canada

Harley, Bernard

Navy

Brooklyn, NY

Colbert, Patrick

Navy

Ireland

Huskey, Michael

Navy

Niagara County, NY

Conboy, Martin

Army

Roscommon, Ireland

Irving, John

Navy

East Brooklyn, NY

Cooper, John
  aka: John Mather Laver

Navy

Dublin, Ireland

Jones, John E.

Navy

New York, NY

Corcoran, Thomas E.

Navy

Dublin, Ireland

Jordan, Robert

Navy

New York, NY

Cullen, Thomas

Army

Ireland

Kenyon, Charles W. Navy Oneida, NY

Davis, Thomas

Army

Haverford, West Wales

King, Robert Henry Navy New York, NY

Densmore, William

Navy

New York

King, Jr., Rufus Army New York, NY

DiCesnola, Louis Palma

Army

Rivarola, Piedmont, Italy

Kinnaird, Samuel W.

Navy

New York, NY

Donnelly, John C.

Navy

England

Dilger, Hubert Army

Knox, Edward M.

Army

New York, NY

Donoghue (Donahue), Timothy

Army

Ireland

Lann (Lanning), John S.

Navy Rochester, NY

Doody, Patrick H.

Army

Ireland

Lee, James H.

Navy New York, NY

Dougherty, Patrick

Navy

Ireland

Lloyd, John W.

Navy New York, NY

Dunphy, Richard D.

Navy

Ireland

Mackie, John Freeman

USMC

New York, NY

Flood, Thomas S.

Navy

Ireland

McKnight, William

Navy

Ulster County, NY

Ford, George W.

Army

Ireland

Meach, George E.

Army

New York, NY

Fuger, Frederick W.

Army

Wurttemberg, Germany

Morgan (Creevey), James H.

Navy

New York, NY

Gardner, William

Navy

Ireland

Naylor, David Johnson

Navy

Thompsonville, NY

**Gasson, Richard

Army

Ireland

Nichols, William Navy New York, NY

Ginley, Patrick

Army

Ireland

Nutting, Lee Army New York, NY

Graham, Robert  
  aka: Frederick Hall

Navy

England

O'Donoghue, Timothy Navy Rochester, NY

Greene, John

Navy

Oviatt, Miles M. USMC Cattaraugus Cnty, NY

Gribben, James H.

Army

Ireland

Parks, George

Navy

Schenectady, NY

Hagerty, Asel
  aka:  Asa Hagert

Army

Canada

Patterson, John Henry

Army

New York, NY

Harris, John

Navy

Norway

Pease, Joachim

Navy

Long Island, NY

Hibson, Joseph C.

Army

London, England

Perry, Thomas

Navy

New York, NY

Hinnegan, William

Navy

Ireland

Price, Edward

Navy

New York, NY

Hollat, George

Navy

Read, Charles

Navy

Cambaridge, NY

Howard, Martin
  aka: Michael C. Horgan

Navy

Ireland

Richards, Louis

Navy

New York, NY

Hudson, Michael

USMC

County Sligo, Ireland

Rockefeller, Charles Mortimer

Army

Gallatin Columbia Cn, NY

Irlam, Joseph

Navy

Liverpool, England

Shipman, William

Navy

New York, NY

Irsch, Francis

Army

Saarburg, Germany

Sickles, Daniel Edgar

Army

New York, NY

Irving, Thomas

Navy

England

Simkins (Simpkins), Lebbeus

Navy

Utica, NY

Irwin, Nicholas

Navy

Denmark

Smith, Edwin

Navy

New York, NY

Jacobson, Eugene Philip

Army

Prussia

Smith, John

Navy

Albany, NY

Jamieson, Walter

Army

Boulogne, France

Smith, Walter B.

Navy

New York, NY

Johnson, Henry

Navy

Norway

Smith, Willard M.

USMC

Allegany, NY

Jones, Andrew

Navy

Limerick, Ireland

Sprowle (Sprowls), David

USMC

Lisbon, NY

**Jones, William

Army

Wicklow, Ireland

Stout, Richard

Navy

Owego, NY

Judge, Francis W.

Army

England

Sullivan, John

Navy

New York, NY

Kaiser, John Army Nerzogenaurach, Germany

Thomson, Clifford

Army

Fulton, NY

Kauss, .August Army Germany

Tremain, Henry Edwin

Army

New York, NY

Kelly, Thomas

Army

Ireland

Ward, James

Navy

New York, NY

Kennedy, John

Army

Cavan, Ireland

Webb, Alexander Stewart

Army

New York, NY

Langbein, Johann Christoph Julius Army Germany

Webb, James W.

Army

Brooklyn, NY

Leslie, Frank

Army

London, England

Wilcox, Franklin L.

Navy

Paris, NY

Libaire , Adolph (Adolphe)

Army

Baccarat, France

Wilkes, Henry

Navy

New York, NY

Ludgate, William

Army

London, England

Williams, Robert

Navy

New York, NY

Machon, James

Navy

Derby, England

Woram, Charles B.

Navy

New York, NY

Mack, Alexander

Navy

Rotterdam, Holland

Wright, Edward

Navy

New York, NY

Madden, Michael

Army

County Limerick, Ireland

Young, William

Navy

New York, NY

Madden, William

Navy

Devonshire, England

 

 

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Mandy, Harry J.

Army

England

Martin, William

Navy

Ireland

McGowan, John

Navy

Ireland

McIntosh, James

Navy

Canada

Milliken, Daniel

Navy

Saco, ME

Moore, Charles

Navy

Ireland

Morse, Charles E.

Army

France

Murphy, Charles Joseph

Army

Stockport, England

Murphy, Michael C.

Army

Limerick, Ireland

Murphy, Patrick

Navy

Ireland

Murphy, Thomas J.

Army

Ireland

Nibbe, John H. Navy Germany

O'Beirne, James Rowan

Army

Roscommon, Ireland

O'Brien, Peter

Army

Dublin, Ireland

O'Connell, Thomas

Navy

Ireland

Oliver, Paul Ambrose

Army

aboard "Louisiana", at Sea

O'Neill, Stephen

Army

St. Johns, Canada

Payne, Irvin C.

Army

Wayne County, PA

Pelham, William

Navy

Halifax, Canada

Peterson, Alfred

Navy

Sweden

Phinney, William

Navy

Norway

Pyne, George

Navy

England

Quinlan, James

Army

Clomwell, Ireland

Rafferty, Peter F.

Army

County Tyrone, Ireland

Reynolds, George

Army

Ireland

Roantree, James S.

USMC

Dublin, Ireland

Robinson, Alexander

Navy

England

Robinson, Charles

Navy

Dundee, Scotland

Schutt, George

Navy

Ireland

Schiller (Schilling), John Army Hessen, Germany
Schlachter, Philipp Army Germany
Schwan, Theodore Army Hanover, Germany

Seanor, James

Navy

Boston, MA

Shaler, Alexander

Army

Haddam, CT

Sharp, Hendrick

Navy

Spain

Sheridan, James

Navy

Newark, NJ

Smith, James

Navy

Belfast, Ireland

Smith, Oloff

Navy

Sweden

Smith, Thomas

Navy

England

Sullivan, Timothy

Navy

Ireland

Summers (Sommers), Robert

Navy

Prussia

Taylor, George
  aka: Taylor F.Johnson

Navy

Reddich, England

Thompson, James Harry

Army

England

Uhrl, George Army Baden, Germany

Urell, Michael Emmet

Army

County Cork, Ireland

Von Vegesack, Ernest

Army

Gotland, Sweden

Wagg, Maurice

Navy

London, England

Warren, David

Navy

Glasgow, Scotland

Wells, William Navy Germany

Westerhold, William

Army

Binde, Prussia

Williams, II, John

Navy

Elizabethtown, NJ

Woon, John

Navy

England

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