Of the 3,518 Medal of Honor recipients, nine have been Chaplains: four during the Civil War, one from the Korean War,
one from WWII and three from the VietNam War.
The Civil War Chaplains were all protestants. The 20th Century Chaplains were all Catholic Priest.
Captain Liteky left the priesthood and repudiated his Medal of Honor when he became an anti-war activist.
John Milton Whitehead *
Francis Bloodgood Hall *
Milton Lorenzo Haney *
LCDR Joseph Timothy O'Callahan *
Captain Emil J. Kapaun *
Captain Angelo J. Liteky *
Major Charles Joseph Watters *
Lt Vincent Robert Capodanno *
* Click on the name for info about the individual