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Medal of Honor Statistics

War Totals Army Navy Marines Air Force Coast Guard Posthumous
Civil War 1522 1198 307 17 0 0 32
Indian Campaigns 426 426 0 0 0 0 13
Korea 1871 15 0 9 6 0 0 0
Spanish American 110 31 64 15 0 0 1
Samoa 4 0 1 3 0 0 0
Philippine Insurrection 80 69 5 6 0 0 4
Philippine Outlaws 6 1 5 0 0 0 0
Boxer Rebellion 59 4 22 33 0 0 1
Mexican Campaign 56 1 46 9 0 0 0
Haiti 6 0 0 6 0 0 0
Dominican Republic 3 0 0 3 0 0 0
World War I 124 95 21 8 0 0 33
Haiti 1919-1920 2 0 0 2 0 0 0
Nicaraguan Campaign 2 0 0 2 0 0 0
World War II 464 324 57 82 0 1 266
Korean War 133 80 7 42 4 0 95
Vietnam 246 160 16 57 13 0 154
Somalia 2 2 0 0 0 0 2
Afghanistan 2 1 1 0 0 0 2
Iraq 4 2 1 1 0 0 4
Non-Combat 193 3 185 5 0 0 5
Unknowns 9 9 0 0 0 0 9
 
Grand Totals 3468 2403 747 297 17 1 621


These figures reflect the total number of Medals of Honor awarded. Nineteen (19) men received a second award: fourteen of these men received two separate Medals for two separate actions; five received both the Navy and the Army Medals of Honor for the same action.

Source:
Congressional Medal of Honor Society
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Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464