MOH

Medal of Honor Recipients

 Members

Twenty-five of Arkansas’ Military Veterans who have received the Congressional Medal of Honor (CMOH) were inducted on November 11, 2011, into the Arkansas Military Veterans’ Hall of Fame (AMVHOF). 

The AMVHOF has also inducted Arkansans each November since 2011. They were recognized during induction ceremonies at the AMVHOF’s Annual Awards Banquet.


 

  • Private Henry W. Wheeler War: Civil Date of Action: July 21, 1861
  • Seaman William J. Franks War: Civil Date of Action: March 5, 1864
  • First Sergeant William Ellis War: Civil Date of Action: January 14, 1865
  • Sergeant John Ward War: Indian Campaigns Date of Action: April 25, 1875
  • Private Pompey Factor War: Indian Campaigns Date of Action: April 25, 1875
  • Major Oscar F. Miller War: WWI Date of Action: September 28, 1918 (KIA)
  • Corporal John H. Pruitt War: WWI Date of Action: October 3, 1918 (KIA)
  • Captain Marcellus H. Chiles War: WWI Date of Action: November 3, 1918 (KIA)
  • Commanding General Douglas MacArthur War: WWII Date of Action: April 1, 1942
  • Lieutenant Maurice L. “Footsie” Britt War: WWII Date of Action: November 10, 1943
  • Lieutenant JG Nathan G. Gordon War: WWII Date of Action: February 15, 1944
  • First Lieutenant Edgar H. Lloyd War: WWII Date of Action: September 14, 1944 (KIA)
  • Private James R. Hendrix War: WWII Date of Action: December 26, 1944
  • Private William D. Watson War: WWII Date of Action: February 26-27, 1945
  • Pharmacist’s Mate 3rd Class Jack Williams War: WWII Date of Action: March 3, 1945 (KIA)
  • Private First Class William H. Thomas War: WWII Date of Action: April 22, 1945 (KIA)
  • First Lieutenant Seymour W. Terry War: WWII Date of Action: May 11, 1945 (KIA)
  • Private First Class Clarence B. Craft War: WWII Date of Action: October 12, 1945
  • Master Sergeant Travis E. Watkins War: Korean Date of Action: Aug 31-Sep 3, 1950 (KIA)
  • Private First Class Herbert A. Littleton War: Korean Date of Action: April 22, 1951 (KIA)
  • Private First Class Charles L. Gilliland War: Korean Date of Action: April 25, 1951 (KIA)
  • First Lieutenant Lloyd L. “Scooter” Burke War: Korean Date of Action: October 28, 1951
  • First Lieutenant James L. Stone War: Korean Date of Action: November 21-22, 1951
  • Corporal Gilbert G. Collier War: Korean Date of Action: July 19-20, 1953 (KIA)
  • Staff Sergeant Nicky D. Bacon War: Vietnam Date of Action: August 26, 1968
  • Retired Marine Sgt. Maj. John Canley: Vietnam Date of Action:  Tet Offensive 1968 

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