What is the Medal of honor-Medals for privates in the Army of the U.S. who shall distinguish themselves in battle. What are the guidelines to be awarded the medal of honor-• While engaged in action against the enemy• While engaged in military operations involving conflict with opposing foreign forces• While serving with friendly forces engaged in armed conflict against an opposing armed force When was the medal created-July 12, 1862 Who signed the bill- President Abraham Lincoln
Callen, Thomas J. Conflict-Indian war campaigns Rank-Private Branch of service-U.S. Army Date-(25-26) June 1876 location-Little Big Horn Succeeded in obtaining water aaaafor wounded in command and good conduct aaaaaaaaaaain in assisting to driving away indians.
Triplet, Samuel Conflict-Spanish-American aaaaa War Rank-Ordinary Seaman Branch of service-U.S. Navy Date-Not available Location-ocean on way to caimanera, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Sweeping and disabling twenty-seven contact mines 4
Woodfill, Samuel Conflict-World War 1 Rank-First lieutenant Branch of service-U.S. Army Date-12 October 1918 Location-Cunel France He and two comrads went to aaaaaaaaaaaa take-out a machinegun nest aaaaaaaaaaaaa there he encountered 4 aaaaaaaaaaa soldiers 3 he shot the 4th aaaaaaaaaa he killed with his pistol. Later captured 3 other soldiers and killed another 7. 5
Bordelon, William James Conflict-World War 2 Rank-Staff Sergeant Branch of service U.S. Army Date-20 November 1943 Location-Tarawa in the Gilbert Is. saved two men and destroyed 4 machinegun positions sacrificing his life. 6
Fox, John R. Conflict- World War 2 Rank-Lieutenant Branch of service-U.S. Army Date-26 December 1944 location-Sommocolonia, Italy as the germans continued to press the attack towards the area liutenant fox occupied, he adjusted the artillery fire closer to his position. finally he was warned that the next adjustment would bring the deadly artillery right on top of his position. After acknowledging the danger, Lieutenant Fox insisted that the last adjustment be fired as this was the only way to defeat the enemy and sacrificing his life 7