Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients

The President, in the name of Congress, has awarded more than 3,400 Medals of Honor to our nation's bravest Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen since the decoration's creation in 1861. Although it was created for the Civil War, Congress made the Medal of Honor a permanent decoration in 1863.
Spring Grove Cemetery is proud to have seven of these distinguished servicemen:

  • John H Brown
  • John Dorman
  • Manning F. Force
  • Philip Kennedy
  • George Loyd
  • John P. Murphy
  • Bruno Wende
  • John A. Poppe

Click here for a PDF containing a list of Congressional Medal of Honor recipients as well as a brief summary of each.

Obituaries

Robert Bryant, 44
Born: Thursday, August 22, 1974
Died: Sunday, May 19, 2019

Mark D. Bradley, 59
Born: Monday, September 28, 1959
Died: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Sarah Ealy, 72
Born: Friday, October 18, 1946
Died: Monday, May 13, 2019

Gloria Young, 86
Born: Tuesday, October 18, 1932
Died: Monday, May 13, 2019

Michael J. Burrill, 74
Born: Tuesday, June 06, 1944
Died: Sunday, May 12, 2019

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