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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

BUCKEYE STATE

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Ohio

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2 MOH Recipients Currently Live In Ohio

253 Medals of Honor are Accredited to Ohio

  • Born in Ohio, the only man to receive TWO Medals of Honor during the Civil Was was Lt. Thomas Custer.   Custer's Medals of Honor are accredited to the State of Michigan where he entered military service.

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

 

Due the large number of Medals of Honor accredited to Ohio we have divided the Recipients into three separate pages.

Civil War
(154)

Indian Campaigns
(42)

Other Wars
(55)

Born in OH with MOHs Accredited to other States (68)

 

The following Medal of Honor Recipients were BORN in the State of Ohio 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:

Civil War

Banks, George Lovell

Army

Lake Co, OH

Lafayette, IN

Barrick, Jesse T.

Army

Columbian Co, OH

Fort Snelling, MN

Barringer, William H.

Army

Long Bottom, OH

Mason City, WV

Bebb, Edward James

Army

Butler Co, OH

Mount Pleasant, IA

Boury (Bowry), Richard

Army

Monroe Co, OH

Wirt Courthouse, WV

Brandle, Joseph E.

Army

Seneca Co, OH

Colon, MI

Burns, James Madison

Army

Wells Township, OH

Wellsbrook, WV

Cox, Robert Mitchell

Army

Guernsey County, OH

Prairie City, IL

Custer, Thomas Ward

Army

New Rumley, OH

Monroe, MI

Delavie, Hiram H. (Hiram A.)

Army

Stark County, OH

Allegheny County, PA

Edgerton, Nathan Huntley

Army

Barnesville, OH

Philadelphia, PA

Elson, James M.

Army

Coshocton, OH

Shellsburg, IA

Fox, Henry M.

Army

Trumbull, OH

Coldwater, MI

Gwynne, Nathaniel McClean

Army

Urbana, OH

Fairmount, MO

Haney, Milton Lorenzi

Army

Savannah, OH

Bushnell, IL

Hanna, Milton

Army

Licking County, OH

Henderson, MN

Hawkins, Thomas R.

Army

Cincinnati, OH

Philadelphia, PA

Hays, John H.

Army

Jefferson County, OH

Oskaloosa, IA

Henry, James

Army

Sunfish, OH

Kankakee, IL

Holland, Lemuel F.

Army

Burlington, OH

Tiskilwa, IL

Howe, Orion P.

Army

Hiram, OH

Waukegan, IL

Immell, Lorenzo Dow

Army

Ross, OH

Fort Leavenworth, KS

Johns, Elisha

Army

Clinton, OH

Martinton, IL

Johnson, Andrew

Army

Delaware County, OH

Assumption, IL

Jordan, Absalom

Army

Brown County, OH

North Madison, IN

Kemp, Joseph Bell

Army

Lima, OH

Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Kuder, Jeremiah

Army

Tiffin, OH

Warsaw, IN

Lawton, Henry Ware

Army

Manhattan, OH

Fort Wayne, IN

Mayes, William B.

Army

Marion County, OH

DeWitt, IA

McConnell, Samuel

Army

Belmont County, OH

Bushnell, IL

McDonald, John Wade

Army

Lancaster, OH

Waynesville, IL

McElhinny, Samuel O.

Army

Meigs County, OH

Point Pleasant, WV

Miller, Jacob C.

Army

Bellevue, OH

Elgin, IL

Miller, James P.

Army

Franklin, OH

Henry County, IA

Parks, James W.

Army

Lawrence County, OH

Xenia, IL

Power, Albert

Army

Liberty, OH

Bloomfield, IA

Prentice, Joseph Rollin

Army

Lancaster, OH

Fort Wayne, IN

Schenck, Benjamin W.

Army

Butler County, OH

Maroa, IL

Slagle, Oscar

Army

Fulton County, OH

Manlius, IL

Thompson, Charles Augustus

Army

Perrysburg, OH

Kalamazoo, MI

Waller, Francis A.

Army

Gurney, OH

DeSoto, WI

Young, Calvary Morris

Army

Washington County, OH

Hopeville, IA

Indian Campaigns

Bishop, Daniel

Army

Monroe County, OH

Wheeling, WV

Bryan, William C.

Army

Zanesville, OH

St. Louis, MO

Calvert, James Spencer

Army

Athens County, OH

Springfield, IL

Carr, John

Army

Columbus, OH

San Jose, CA

**DeArmond, William

Army

Butler County, OH

New York, NY

Gates, George

Army

Delaware County, OH

Dubuque, IA

Geiger, George

Army

Cincinnati, OH

St. Louis, MO

Hartzog, Joshua B.

Army

Paulding County, OH

Detroit, MI

Kyle, John

Army

Cincinnati, OH

Nashville, TN

Phillips, Samuel D.

Army

Butler County, OH

St. Louis, MO

Poppe, John A.

Army

Cincinnati, OH

Fort Dodge, KS

Philippine Insurrection

Birkhimer, William Edward

Army

Sometset, OH

Iowa

Funston, Sr., Frederick

Army

New Carlisle, OH

Iola, KS

China (Boxer Rebellion)

Orndoff (Orndof), Harry Westley

USMC

Sandusky, OH

California

Upham, Oscar Jefferson

USMC

Toledo, OH

Illinois

World War I

Petty, Orlando Henderson

Navy

Harrison, OH

Pennsylvania

World War II

Everhart, Sr., Forrest Eugene

Army

Bainbridge, OH

Texas City, TX

L

Jackson, Arthur Junior

USMC

Cleveland, OH

Portland, OR

**Robinson, Jr., James E.

Army

Toledo, OH

Waco, TX

**Thomas, Herbert Joseph

USMC

Columbus, OH

West Virginia

Korean War

**Kelly, John Doran

USMC

Youngstown, OH

Homestead, PA

Vietnam

L

Davis, Sammy Lee

Army

Dayton, OH

Indianapolis, IN

**Long, Donald Russell

Army

Blackfork, OH

Ashland, KY

L

Thacker, Brian Miles

Army

Columbus, OH

Salt Lake city, UT

Peace Time Awards

Boers, Edward William

Navy

Cincinnati, OH

Kentucky

Brock, George F.

Navy

Cleveland, OH

California

 

 

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