Abraham Lincoln did.
yes he did he got a medal of honor
If you mean John McCain , he did NOT receive a Medal of Honor; but he did receive a US Prisoner of War medal.
No, the US Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton presented the first Medals of Honor on March 25, 1863.
The highest American medal that an American soldier can receive is the Congressional Medal of Honor. The highest civilian honor is the Presidential Medal of Freedom award.
No, the do not receive the Medal of Honor. The Dickens award is the decoration given to animals.
William "Willie" Johnston was the youngest person to receive a Medal of Honor
Anyone serving in a uniform of the United States Armed Forces is eligible to receive a Medal of Honor.
The Congressional Medal of Honor was established by congress in July of 1862, and signed into law by Abraham Lincoln. The bill to establish the medal was introduced by Senator Henry Wilson of Massachusetts in February 1862. This was actually the second Medal of Honor bill Lincoln had signed, for in December 1861 Senator James W. Grimes of Iowa introduced a bill to authorize a Medal of Honor for the navy. This bill was passed… Read More
medal of honor
Anyone wearing the uniform of the USA is eligible to be awarded the Medal of Honor.
The Medal of Honor
The Medal of Honor was first given out during the Civil War. Lincoln was the one to award the first medal.
As for the US military, the Medal of Honor is the highest medal .
Thomas Edison did not receive the Medal of Honor. He did not serve in the military. Only and active duty military member may be awarded the Medal of Honor.
William Carney became the first African American to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor on July 18, 1863.
Sergeant William Carney was the first African-American to receive the Medal of Honor
The last soldier to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor was PFC. Ross McGinnis.
Teddy Rosevelt was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor on January 16, 2001.
He received the Medal of Honor, Legion of Honor, and the Honor of Peace.
Because the awarding of the Medal of Honor is done by an act of Congress. The US Medal of Honor was authorized by the Congress in 1862. The first Army soldier to receive the Medal was Private Jacob Parrott.
Robert Blake was the first to actually receive the Medal, however the date of the action takes precedence and that honor goes to William Harvey Carney.
The Congressional Medal of Honor was awarded to Forest Gump by President Ford----and Gump showed the President where he was wounded---in the butt-tox. All fictional of course. The President was LBJ The Medal is correctly called "Medal of Honor" - NOT "Congressional" Medal of Honor
George Armstrong Custer NEVER received the Medal of Honor. His brother Thomas did, though; TWICE!
At the White House!
All but the Medal of Honor
Cesar Chavez was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, not the Medal of Honor which is a military award on 8 September 1994 by President Bill Clinton
The most recent living person to receive the Medal of Honor is retired U.S. Navy Seal Thomas R. Norris. He received the Medal of Honor on March 6th 1976 for actions performed from April 10th 1972 to April 14th 1972.
No, but he was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal and the Purple Heart.
He didn't. He was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal and the Purple Heart.
On January 16, 2001, Theodore Roosevelt became the first President to receive the Medal of Honor. See the following link.
The first African-American soldier to receive the Medal of Honor was Sergeant William Carney of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment.
PFC. Ross McGinnis
The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest honor a civilian citizen can receive. Martin Luther King Jr. received this honor for his achievements with the Civil Rights Movement.
Abraham gave William H. Carney the award for his braveness as to not let the flag touch the ground when his troops marched. Lincoln was proud to give him this award for his honor to the Union to be brave enough to fight for the thing he dosent want no more.
I would say it had to be President Abraham Lincoln. During the American Civil War (1861-1865) the MOH was the ONLY US medal in existence. It was awarded for everything, including reenlisting.
Kennedy was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for his heroics in the rescue of the crew of PT 109, as well as the Purple Heart Medal for injuries sustained in the accident on the night of 1 August 1943. He did not however receive the congressional medal of honor.
Congressional Medal of Honor
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I assume your from america in that case the Medal Of Honor
The highest award US military personnel can receive is the Medal of Honor
The names are as stated in chronological order by release date: Medal of Honor, Medal of Honor: Underground, Medal of Honor: Allied Assault, Medal of Honor: Allied Assault- Spearhead, Medal of Honor: Allied Assault- Breakthrough, Medal of Honor: Frontline, Medal of Honor: Rising Sun, Medal of Honor: European Assault, Medal of Honor: Infiltrator, Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault, Medal of Honor: Heroes, Medal of Honor: Vanguard, Medal of Honor: Airborne, Medal of Honor: Heroes 2… Read More
No, it received a Newbery Honor which are like the runner ups for the Newbery Medal.
William Harvey Carney was the first African American to perform an action for which a Medal of Honor was awarded, but Robert Blake was the first African American to actually receive the Medal.
Major General Wendell Cushing Neville who won the Medal of Honor as a Captain at Vera Cruz. He was one of three persons to receive both the Marine Corps Brevet Medal and the Medal of Honor. Alexander A. Vandergrift was the second Commandant to win the Medal of Honor (at Guadalcanal) ane the third was David M. Shoup as a Colonel at Tarawa.
Mary Walker became the first (and only) woman to receive the US Medal of Honor in 1865. She was a surgeon during the Civil War. The medal was rescinded in 1916 when the Army purged its files to reduce what they thought were "unwarranted" issues of medals. It was reinstated in 1976.
the first black soldier to receive the Medal of Honor was William Carney, a Sergeant in the 54th Massachusetts during the Civil War,