Illinois Soldiers Awarded the Medal of Honor on the Fort Blakeley Battlefield

There were 16 soldiers awarded the Medal of Honor on the Fort Blakeley Battlefield. Nine of those awards were presented to men of Illinois regiments. The names and regiments are listed below. To find additional information about these soldiers, visit the main Illinois in the Civil War page (under "Medal of Honor").


Callahan, John H. - 122nd Illinois

McConnell, Samuel - 119th Illinois

Miller, Henry A. - 8th Illinois

Payne, Thomas - 37th Illinois

Pentzer, Patrick - 97th Illinois

Rebmann, George - 119th Illinois

Vifquain, Victor - 97th Illinois

Wheaton, Lloyd - 8th Illinois

Whitmore, John - 119th Illinois

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