Medal of Honor Recipients

The highest honor an American soldier can recieve, and one which has only been bestowed upon almost 3,400. This blog is to recognize, honor and thank those who have earned the Medal of Honor. It is also to honor and thank every soldier who has ever served in the U.S. Military. For more information go to

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November 20, 2012

Medal of Honor Recipient: First Sergeant John Mitchell

Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company I, 5th U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At Upper Washita, Tex., 9-11 September 1874. Entered service at: ------. Birth: Ireland. Date of issue: 23 April 1875.

Citation: Gallantry in engagement with Indians.