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Old 04-11-2009, 08:46 PM
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Originally Posted by PHO127 View Post
Here is their official web site The national CMOHS is aboard the USS Yorktown in Charleston SC. I have been there it is very impressive. Something I learned last night while doing research. The single battle in which the most Medals of Honor were given. I was looking under the civil war thinking it would be Gettysburg, or Vicksburg or somewhere like that. Not even close. Indian Wars, The battle of Wounded Knee Creek.
Sid...please correct me if I am wrong....was the MOH still issued basically as a Purple Heart during this time or was that further back?


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Default MOH was not issued as a purple heart

However at its inception the submission rules were not as stringent as they currently are. The citations prior to WW I are sketchy in many cases. Basically you have to know the war and research the battle to get some idea of what happened. makes for some of the best history reading I have done in years.
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