The Congressional Medal of Honor Society and Medal of Honor Foundation regret to announce the passing of Medal of Honor Recipient Hiroshi “Hershey” Miyamura.

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Philippine Insurrection - U.S. Army

John A Huntsman

  • Rank: Sergeant (Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant)
  • Conflict/Era: Philippine Insurrection
  • Unit/Command:
    Company E, 36th Infantry,
    U.S. Volunteers
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: November 9, 1899
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Bamban, Luzon, Philippine Islands

For distinguished bravery and conspicuous gallantry in action against insurgents.

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: March 26, 1902
  • Born: March 20, 1867, Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, IA, United States
  • Died: July 10, 1902, Philippine Islands

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