Union Awards and Decorations
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Medal of Honor
- Sketches of soldiers who received the Medal of Honor are available in:
- The U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs Report "Medal of Honor recipients, 1863-1978 : In the name of the Congress of the United States" (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1979) (FHL film 1598044 item 1) (Worldcat) contains historical background about the Medal of Honor and descriptions of soldiers receiving the medal. Entries can include name, rank, organization data and place, date entered service, birth date, date of issue, and citation.
- The U.S. Army Center of Military History lists Medal of Honor Recipients from the above publication online. The site also lists Medal of Honor recipients from 1979-2008.