Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Hanna, Charles W.

Title African American recipients of the Medal of Honor : a biographical dictionary, Civil War through Vietnam War / Charles W. Hanna
Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2002


Description 1 online resource (ix, 189 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction: History of the Medal of Honor -- The Civil War (1861-1865) -- Landsman Aaron Anderson, USN -- Private Bruce Anderson, USA -- Private William H. Barnes, USA -- 1st Sergeant Powhatan Beaty, USA -- Contraband Robert Blake, USN -- 1st Sergeant James H. Bronson, USA -- Landsman William H. Brown, USN -- Landsman Wilson Brown, USN -- Sergeant William Harvey Carney, USA -- Seaman Clement Dees, USN -- Sergeant Decatur Dorsey, USA -- Sergeant Christian A. Fleetwood, USA -- Private James Gardiner, USA -- Sergeant James H. Harris, USA -- Private Thomas R. Hawkins, USA -- Sergeant Alfred B. Hilton, USA -- Sergeant Milton M. Holland, USA -- Corporal Miles James, USA -- 1st Sergeant Alexander Kelly, USA -- Landsman John Henry Lawson, USN -- Engineer's Cook James Mifflin, USN -- Seaman Joachim Pease, USN -- 1st Sergeant Robert A. Pinn, USA -- 1st Sergeant Edward Ratcliff, USA -- Color Sergeant Andrew Jackson Smith, USA -- Private Charles Veal, USA -- The Indian Wars (1866-1890) -- Sergeant Thomas Boyne, USA -- Sergeant Benjamin Brown, USA -- Sergeant John Denny, USA -- Private Pompey Factor, USA -- Corporal Clinton Greaves, USA -- Sergeant Henry Johnson, USA -- Sergeant George Jordan, USA -- Sergeant William McBryar, USA -- Corporal Isaiah Mays, USA -- Private Adam Paine, USA -- Trumpeter Isaac Payne, USA -- Sergeant Thomas Shaw, USA -- Sergeant Emanuel Stance, USA -- Private Augustus Walley, USA -- Sergeant John Ward, USA -- 1st Sergeant Moses Williams, USA -- Corporal William O. Wilson, USA -- Sergeant Brent Woods, USA
Summary "This text details the stories of the 88 African Americans who have been awarded the Medal of Honor. Each entry chronicles the acts of bravery and courage that led to the serviceman's receiving this honor. Beginning with a brief history of the Medal of Honor, the book is then divided into eight sections covering every major conflict from the Civil War through the Vietnam War. An appendix of the number of medals awarded by wars and campaigns, a bibliography, and an index are included."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-183) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Print version record
digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda MiAaHDL
Subject Medal of Honor -- Biography -- Dictionaries
African American soldiers -- Biography -- Dictionaries
HISTORY -- Military -- Other.
African American soldiers
Armed Forces
Medal of Honor
Orden Ehrenzeichen
United States -- Armed Forces -- Biography -- Dictionaries.
United States
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002006974
ISBN 9781476604633