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Medals of Honor Accredited to Nebraska

 

 

 

 

 

 


Recipient's Name

Branch

Place of Birth

Accredited to:

 

Civil War

Victor Vifquain

Army

Brussels, Belgium

Salene, Nebraska

 

Indian Campaigns

Cody, William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Army Scott County, Iowa Fort McPherson, Nebraska
Co-Rux-Te-Chod-ish (Mad Bear) Army Nebraska Columbus, Nebraska
Kirkwood, John A. Army Allegheny City, Pennsylvania North Platte Carracks, Nebraska
Lohnes (Lohnas), Frank W. Army Oneida County, New York Omaha, Nebraska
 

Spanish-American War

Berg, George Francis Army Mount Erie, Illinois For Omaha, Nebraska
Ehle, John Walter Navy Kearney, Nebraska Nebraska
 

Philippines (1911)

Voltz, Jacob Navy Sutton, Nebraska Nebraska
 

World War I

Graves, Ora Navy Las Animas, Colorado Nebraska
 

World War II

**Bauer, Harold William "Indian Joe" USMC Woodruff, Kansas Nebraska
**Booker, Robert D. Army Callaway, Nebraska Callaway, Nebraska
**Hansen, Dale Merlin USMC Wisner, Nebraska Nebraska
**Parle, John Joseph Navy Omaha, Nebraska Nebraska
 

Korean War

**Gomez, Edward USMC Omaha, Nebraska Omaha, Nebraska
Kouma, Ernest Richard Army Dwight, Nebraska Dwight, Nebraska
 

Vietnam

**Fous, James William Army Omaha, Nebraska Omaha, Nebraska
Hagemeister, Charles Cris Army Lincoln, Nebraska Lincoln, Nebraska
**Keith, Miquel USMC San Antonio, Texas Omaha, Nebraska
Kerrey, Joseph Robert Navy Lincoln, Nebraska Omaha, Nebraska
 

Peace Time Awards

Schmidt, Otto Diller Navy Blair, Nebraska Nebraska
 

The following Medal of Honor Recipients were Born in the State of Nebraska but either moved to or enlisted in military service in another state in which their award is accredited.

 By virtue of their birth, they are still among our "Home Town Heros"

 
Holderman, Nelson Miles Army Trumbull, Nebraska Santa Ana, California
**Lindstron, Floyd K. Aramy Holdrege, Nebraska Colorado Springs, Colorado
**Coker, Ronald Leroy USMC Alliance, Nebraska Denver, Colorado
**Hibbs, Robert John Army Omaha, Nebraska Des Moines, Iowa
**Cowan, Richard Eller Army Lincoln, Nebraska Wichita, Kansas
Meredith, James (aka: Patrick F. Ford, Jr.) USMC Omaha, Nebraska Boston, Massachuetts
Powers, Leo J. Army Anselmo, Nebraska Alder Gulch, Montana
**Shughart, Randall David Army Lincoln, Nebraska Newville, Pennsylvania



Source:  homeofheroes.com/moh/cemeteries/ne.html

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