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New York
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipients

(Other than New York City)  

  • Troy's EDWIN BROWNELL performed the FIRST MOH action of the Civil War on May 24, 1861 (6 months before the Medal of Honor was authorized by Congress).

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

Arranged by Home-Town in New York State

RECIPIENT'S NAME

Branch

PLACE OF BIRTH

MOH ACCREDITED TO:

Anderson, Bruce

Army

Mexico City, Mexico

Albany, NY

**Begley, Terrence

Army

Ireland

Albany, NY

Corliss, Stephen Potter

Army

Albany, NY

Albany, NY

Tracy, William Gardner

Army

Syracuse, NY

Albany, NY

McKay, Charles W.

Army

Mansfield, NY

Allegany, NY

Welch, Stephen

Army

Groton, NY

Allegany, NY

Gion, Joseph

Army

Alsace-Lorraine,
Germany

Allegheny County, NY

Robertson, Robert Stoddart

Army

Argyle, NY

Argyle, NY

Lorish, Andrew J.

Army

Dansville, NY

Attica, NY

Mangam, Richard Christopher

Army

Ireland

Auburan, NY

Kenyon, Samuel P.

Army

Ira, NY

Augusta, NY

**Buckley, Denis (Dennis)

Army

Canada

Avon, NY

Cross, James Edwin

Army

Darien, NY

Batavia, NY

Rand, Charles Franklin

Army

Batavia, NY

Batavia, NY

Williams, Leroy

Army

Oswego, NY

Batavia, NY

Smith, David Lafayette

Army

Cameron, NY

Bath, NY

Orr, Charles Alvin

Army

Holland, NY

Bennington, NY

Robinson, John Cleveland

Army

Binghamton, NY

Binghamton, NY

Read, Morton A.

Army

Brockport, NY

Brockport, NY

Boehm, Peter Martin

Army

Albany, NY

Brooklyn, NY

Erickson, John P.

Navy

London, England

Brooklyn, NY

Grueb, George M.

Army

Wurttemberg, Germany

Brooklyn, NY

Howard (Brown), James

Army

Newton, NJ

Brooklyn, NY

King, Horatio Collins

Army

Portland, ME

Brooklyn, NY

**Laing, William

Army

Hempstead, NY

Brooklyn, NY

McClelland, Mathew

Navy

Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn, NY

Meagher (Marr), Thomas

Army

Scotland

Brooklyn, NY

Mills, Charles

Navy

Ulster, NY

Brooklyn, NY

Murphy, Thomas

Army

New York, NY

Brooklyn, NY

Tompkins, Charles Henry

Army

Fort Monroe, VA

Brooklyn, NY

Webster, Henry S.

Navy

Stockholm, NY

Brooklyn, NY

Bringle, Andrew

Army

Buffalo, NY

Buffalo, NY

**McVeane (McVean), John P.

Army

Toronto, Canada

Buffalo, NY

Schmal, George William

Army

Germany

Buffalo, NY

Swift, Harlan J.

Army

New Hudson, NY

Buffalo, NY

Ladd, George

Army

Camillus, NY

Camillus, NY

Neahr, Zachariah C.

Army

Palatine, NY

Canajoharie, NY

**Buchanan, George A.

Army

Victor, NY

Canaoaigua, NY

Shubert, Frank

Army

Hesse, Germany

Canojaharie, NY

Rutherford, John T.

Army

Russell, NY

Canton, NY

Plimley, William

Army

Catskill, NY

Catskill, NY

Clark, Harrison

Army

Chatham, NY

Chatham, NY

Young, James Marvin

Army

Ellicott, NY

Chautauqua, NY

Wambsgan, Martin

Army

Nusdorof, Bavaria, Germany

Clyde, NY

McGough, Owen

Army

Monaghan, Ireland

Cornwall, NY

Hanford, Edward R.

Army

Allegany County, NY

Cortland, NY

Packard, Loron F.

Army

Cattaraugus Cnty, NY

Cuba, NY

Ranney, Myron H.

Army

Franklinville, NY

Dansville, NY

Curtis, Newton Martin

Army

De Peyster, NY

De Peyster, NY

Wells, Thomas McCoy

Army

Ather, Ireland

DeKalb, NY

Meyer, Henry Coddington

Army

Hamburg, NY

Dobbs Ferry, NY

Horan, Thomas

Army

Dunkirk, NY

Hills, William Giles

Army

Conewango, NY

East Randolph, NY

Lyman, Joel H.

Army

East Randolph, NY

East Randolph, NY

Brown, Henry Le Fevre

Army

Jamestown, NY

Ellicott, NY

Cleveland, Charles Franklin

Army

Hartford, NY

Elmira, NY

Hall, Henry Seymour (Hiram)

Army

Barkersville, NY

Elmira, NY

Hogarty, William P.

Army

New York, NY

Elmira, NY

Love, George Maltby

Army

Buffalo, NY

Elmira, NY

Schubert, Martin

Army

Germany

Elmira, NY

Harvey (Huckman), Harry

Army

England

Elmwood, NY

Madison (Congdon), James

Army

Niagara, NY

Fairport, NY

Beddows, Richard

Army

Liverpool, England

Flushing, NY

Ludwig, Carl

Army

France

Flushing, NY

Rossbach, Valentine

Army

Germany

Flushing, NY

Starkins, John H.

Army

Great Neck, NY

Flushing, NY

Sartwell, Henry

Army

Ticonderoga, NY

Fort Ann, NY

Blunt, John W.

Army

Columbia Co, NY

Four Corners, NY

Preston, Noble Delance

Army

Madison, NY

Fulton, NY

Lutes, Franklin W.

Army

Dundee, NY

Geddes, NY

**Brown, Jr., Morris

Army

Hammondsport, NY

Geneva, NY

Gifford, Benjamin

Army

German Flats, NY

German Flats, NY

Farnsworth, Herbert E.

Army

Perrysburg, NY

Gowanda, NY

Chandler, Stephen Edwin

Army

Convis, MI

Granby, NY

Kelly, Daniel Armer

Army

Groveland, NY

Groveland, NY

Riddell, Rudolph R.

Army

Hamilton, NY

Hamilton, NY

Burk, Thomas

Army

Lewis Co, NY

Harrisburg, NY

Weeks, John Henry

Army

Hampton, CT

Hartwick, NY

Smith, Richard

Army

Haverstraw, NY

Haverstraw, NY

Clarke (Clark), Dayton P.

Army

DeKalb, NY

Hermon, NY

Brush, George Washington

Army

West Hills, NY

Huntington, NY

Miller, Frank

Army

New York, NY

Jamaica, NY

Thackrah, Benjamin

Army

Scotland

Johnsonville, NY

Heermance, William Laing

Army

Kinderhood, NY

Kinderhood, NY

Morrison, John G.

Navy

Ireland

Lansingburg, NY

Collins, Sr., Thomas D.

Army

Neversink Flats, NY

Liberty, NY

Simmons, John

Army

Bethel, NY

Liberty, NY

Hill, James Samuel

Army

Lyons, NY

Lyons, NY

Smith, Wilson

Army

Madison, NY

Madison, NY

Cayer, Ovila

Army

St. Remi, Canada

Malone, NY

Russell, Charles L.

Army

Malone, NY

Malone, NY

Kane, John

Army

Ireland

Marilla, NY

Davidson, Andrew

Army

Morebattle, Scotland

Middlefield, NY

Bickford, Henry H.

Army

Ypsilanti, MI

Middleport, NY

Hallock, Nathan Mullock

Army

Mount Hope, NY

Middletown, NY

Mills, Frank W.

Army

Middletown, NY

Middletown, NY

Wall, Jerry C.

Army

Geneva, NY

Milo, NY

Skellie, Ebenezer

Army

Mina , NY

Mina, NY

Bates, Delavan

Army

Schoharie Co, NY

Mohawk, NY

Merrill, George

Army

Queensberry, NY

Moreau, NY

Winegar, William W.

Army

Springport, NY

Mount Morris, NY

Benjamin, John Francis

Army

Orange Co, NY

Newburgh, NY

Brewer, William John

Army

Putnam Co, NY

Newburgh, NY

Dickey, William Donaldson

Army

Newburgh, NY

Newburgh, NY

Freeman, Archibald

Army

Newburgh, NY

Newburgh, NY

Bowen, Chester Bennett

Army

Nunda, NY

Nunda, NY

Carter, John Joice

Army

Troy, NY

Nunda, NY

Stahel, Julius H.

Army

Szegedin, Hungary

Nw York, NY

Houghton, Charles H.

Army

Macomb, NY

Ogdensburg, NY

Johnson, Follett

Army

Brasher, NY

Ogdensburg, NY

Parks, Henry Jeremiah

Army

Orangeville, NY

Orangeville, NY

Catlin, Isaac Swartwood

Army

Owego, NY

Oswego, NY

Coey, James

Army

New York, NY

Oswego, NY

Hatch, John Porter

Army

Oswego, NY

Oswego, NY

Tribe, John

Army

Tioga, NY

Oswego, NY

Hawthorne, Harris Smith

Army

Salem, NY

Otsego, NY

Tracy, Benjamin Franklin

Army

Owego, NY

Owego, NY

Chapin, Alaric B.

Army

Ogdensburg, NY

Pamelia, NY

Raymond, William H.

Army

Penfield, NY

Penfield, NY

Shipley, Robert F.

Army

Wayne, NY

Penn Yan, NY

Van Wrinkle, Edward (Edwin)

Army

Phelps, NY

Phelps, NY

**Wells, Henry S.

Army

Phelps, NY

**Archer, Lester

Army

Fort Ann, NY

Plattsburgh, NY

Dockum, Warren C.

Army

Clinton, NY

Plattsburgh, NY

Hall, Francis Bloodgood

Army

New York, NY

Plattsburgh, NY

Hickey, Dennis William

Army

Troy, NY

Plattsburgh, NY

Moffitt, John Henry

Army

Chazy, NY

Plattsburgh, NY

Potter, Norman F.

Army

Pompey, NY

Pompey, NY

Newman, William Henry

Army

Highland Mills, NY

Port Jervis, NY

Thompkins (Tompkins), George W.

Army

Orange County, NY

Port Jervis, NY

Allen, James

Army

Ireland

Potsdam, NY

Gilmore, John Curtis

Army

Canada

Potsdam, NY

Johndro, Franklin

Army

Highgate Falls, VT

Queensbury, NY

Marsh, Albert

Army

Randolph, NY

Randolph, NY

Bruton, Christopher C.

Army

Ireland

Riga, NY

Crowley, Michael

Army

Rochester, NY

Rochester, NY

Dodds, Edward Edwin

Army

Canada

Rochester, NY

Goheen, Charles Arthur

Army

Groveland, NY

Rochester, NY

Kuder, Andrew

Army

Groveland, NY

Rochester, NY

McKee, George

Army

County Tyrone, Ireland

Rochester, NY

Miller, John

Army

Kurhessen, Germany

Rochester, NY

Niven, Robert

Army

Harlem, NY

Rochester, NY

Sova, Joseph E.

Army

Chili, NY

Rochester, NY

Traynor, Andrew

Army

Newark, NJ

Rome, NY

Hart, William E.

Army

Rushville, NY

Rushville, NY

Lonsway, Joseph

Army

Clayton, NY

Sackets Harbor, NY

Everson, Adelbert

Army

Cicero, NY

Salina, NY

Thompson, Allen

Army

New York, NY

Sandy Creek, NY

Thompson, James Granville

Army

Sandy Creek, NY

Sandy Creek, NY

Edwards, David

Army

Wales

Sangerfield, NY

Kenyon, John Snyders

Army

Grosvenors Corners, NY

Schenevus, NY

McEnroe, Patrick H.

Army

Ireland

Schodack, NY

Greene, Oliver Duff

Army

Scott, NY

Scott, NY

Norton, Llewellyn Powell

Army

Scott, NY

Scott, NY

Compson, Hartwell B

Army

Seneca Falls, NY

Seneca Falls, NY

Curran, Richard J.

Army

Ennis, Ireland

Seneca Falls, NY

Crosier, William Henry Harrison

Army

Skaneateles, NY

Skaneateles, NY

Rhodes, Julius Dexter

Army

Monroe County, MI

Springville, NY

Greig, Theodore W.

Army

New York, NY

Staten Island, NY

Keele, Joseph

Army

Ireland

Staten Island, NY

Putnam, Edgar Pierpont

Army

Stockton, NY

Stockton, NY

Barnum, Henry Alanson

Army

Jamesville, NY

Syracuse, NY

Carey, James Lemuel

Army

Jamesville, NY

Syracuse, NY

Goettel, Philip

Army

Salina, NY

Syracuse, NY

Kappesser, Peter

Army

Germany

Syracuse, NY

Kiggins, John

Army

Syracuse, NY

Syracuse, NY

Kline, Harry
aka:  Henry Klien

Army

Germany

Syracuse, NY

Brownell, Francis Edwin

Army

Troy, NY

Troy, NY

Burk (Burke), E. Michael

Army

Ireland

Troy, NY

Cadwell, Luman Lewis

Army

Nanticoke Springs, NY

Troy, NY

Freeman, William Henry

Army

Troy, NY

Troy, NY

Grindlay, James G.

Army

Odinburgh, Scotland

Utica, NY

Keene, Joseph

Army

England

Utica, NY

Carman, Warren

Army

England

Victor, NY

Carr, Eugene Asa

Army

England, England

Victor, NY

Bradley, Thomas Wilson

Army

Sheffield, England

Walden, NY

Wisner, Lewis S.

Army

Wallkill, NY

Wallkill, NY

Spillane, Timothy

Army

County Kerry, Ireland

Waterford, NY

Tinkham, Eugene M.

Army

Sprague, CT

Waterloo, NY

Johnson, Wallace W.

Army

Newfield, NY

Waverly, NY

Dore, George H.

Army

England

West Bloomfield, NY

Goodrich, Edwin

Army

New York, NY

Westfield, NY

Haight, John H.

Army

Westfield, NY

Westfield, NY

Knowles, Abaither J.

Army

La Grange, ME

Willets Point, NY

Calkin, Ivers S.

Army

Elizabethtown, NY

Willsboro, NY

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