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Congressional Gold Medal, is the highest civilian honor bestowed by the United States Congress.

 

List of some of the Recipients  w/ Date of Approval, Public Law, Notes, Medal

 

 

George Washington March 25, 1776 Continental Congress served as the first President of the United States of America (1789–1797), and led the Continental Army to victory over the Kingdom of Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783)

 

Major Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee September 24, 1779 Continental Congress  

 

Brigadier General Daniel Morgan March 9, 1781 Continental Congress  

 

Major General Nathanael Greene October 29, 1781 Continental Congress  

 

John Paul Jones October 16, 1787 Continental Congress  

 

Captain Thomas Truxtun March 29, 1800 2 Stat. 87  

 

Commodore Edward Preble March 3, 1805 2 Stat. 346–347  

 

Captain Isaac Hull, Captain Stephen Decatur, and Captain Jacob Jones January 29, 1813 2 Stat. 830  

 

Captain William Bainbridge March 3, 1813 2 Stat. 831  

 

Captain Oliver Hazard Perry and Captain Jesse D. Elliott January 6, 1814 3 Stat. 141  

 

Lieutenant William Ward Burrows II and Lieutenant Edward McCall January 6, 1814 3 Stat. 141–142  

 

Captain James Lawrence January 11, 1814 3 Stat. 142  

 

Captain Thomas Macdonough, Captain Robert Henley, and Lieutenant Stephen Cassin October 20, 1814 3 Stat. 245–246  

 

Captain Lewis Warrington October 21, 1814 3 Stat. 246  

 

 Captain Johnson Blakely November 3, 1814 3 Stat. 246–247  

 

Major General Jacob Brown November 3, 1814 3 Stat. 247  

 

Major General Winfield Scott November 3, 1814; March 9, 1848 3 Stat. 247; 9 Stat. 333  

 

Brigadier General Eleazar Ripley, Brigadier General James Miller, and Major General Peter Buell Porter November 3, 1814 3 Stat. 247  

 

Major General Edmund P. Gaines November 3, 1814 3 Stat. 247  

 

Major General Alexander Macomb November 3, 1814 3 Stat. 247 Hero of the Battle of Plattsburg 

 

Major General Andrew Jackson February 27, 1815 3 Stat. 249  

 

Captain Charles Stewart February 22, 1816 3 Stat. 341  

 

Captain James Biddle February 22, 1816 3 Stat. 341  

 

Major General William Henry Harrison and Governor Isaac Shelby April 4, 1818 3 Stat. 476  

 

Colonel George Croghan February 13, 1835 4 Stat. 792  

 

Major General Zachary Taylor July 16, 1846; March 2, 1847 9 Stat. 111; 9 Stat. 206  

 

Rescuers of the Officers and Crew of the U.S. Brig Somers March 3, 1847 9 Stat. 208  

 

Commander Duncan Ingraham August 4, 1854 10 Stat. 594–595  

 

Frederick Rose May 11, 1858 11 Stat. 369  

 

Major General Ulysses S. Grant December 17, 1863 13 Stat. 399  

 

Cornelius Vanderbilt January 28, 1864 13 Stat. 401  

 

Captain Creighton, Captain Low, and Captain Stouffer July 26, 1866 14 Stat. 365–366  

 

Cyrus West Field March 2, 1867 14 Stat. 574  

 

George Peabody March 16, 1867 15 Stat. 20  

 

George F. Robinson March 1, 1871 16 Stat. 704  

 

Captain Jared Crandall and Others February 24, 1873 17 Stat. 638  

 

John Horn, Jr. June 20, 1874; April 28, 1904 18 Stat. 573; 33 Stat. 1684–1685  

 

John F. Slater February 5, 1883 22 Stat. 636  

 

Joseph Francis August 27, 1888 25 Stat. 1249  

 

Chief Engineer George Wallace Melville and Others September 30, 1890 26 Stat. 552–553  

 

First Lieutenant Frank Newcomb May 3, 1900 31 Stat. 717  

 

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