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Re: [Gen'l Info] Decorated US Presidents

Bill,

I bet you're glad you opened this can of worms!

According to Francis B. Hietman, "Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army", Vol. 1, p. 46:

Thanks or a medal were presented, by Congress to, U.S. Grant, 1863 (thanks and gold medal); W.H. Harrison, 1818 (thanks and gold medal); Andrew Jackson, 1815 (tahnks and a gold medal) and Zachary Taylor, 1846, 47, 48 (thanks and gold medal). This was in the days when medals were considered "anti-republican". No doubt they have a modern equivalency.

Ike was awarded at least one Distiguished Service Medal.

Reagan was a reserve officer (having graduated from ROTC at Eureka College) and commanded the film making unit to which he was assigned during WW II.

I'd like to have a source for the presentation of the MOH to Roosevelt.

James B. Ronan II

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