Only 19 men have had the privilege of being called a double recipient of the Medal of Honor. The first to receive that honor was Army Maj. Gen. Frank D. Baldwin, who earned his medals for Civil War bravery and for saving two child hostages years later. Baldwin went on to have a storied career that lasted through World War I.
Baldwin was born on June 26, 1842, in Manchester, Michigan, to Francis and Betsy Ann Baldwin. According to the Texas State Historical Association, he had two half-sisters.
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