Congress established a Medal of Honor Wall in 1861. Since then, 63 medals of honor have been awarded to citizens of Wisconsin. To keep this tradition local, we display our own Medal of Honor Wall of Honor to recognize those Wisconsin veterans who received the highest award for bravery.
We continue to search for and add items to our display until we can recognize all 63 recipients in some way.
So far we have two of the 63 men featured. Both veterans are U.S. Army veterans from Menasha, 1st Sgt. Elmer Burr and Sgt. Maj. Ken Stumpf. Burr received the award posthumously as a member of the 32nd “Red Arrow” Division in December 1942. Stumph, still living in Wisconsin, received the award for his actions near Duc Pho in South Vietnam on April 25, 1967