HALLS OF HONOR
Discover Mississippi’s 28 Medal of Honor recipients and explore additional stories of other notable Mississippians in the Museum’s Halls of Honor. See Medal of Honors awarded to Second Lieutenant Van T. Barfoot, Private First Class Jacklyn H. Lucas, and Private First Class Mack A. Jordan. Explore artifacts belonging to Gillespie V. “Sonny” Montgomery and read about his contributions to Mississippi and the National Guard. Check out the uniforms of the Mississippi National Guard’s first female general, Catherine S. Lutz. Explore the artifact collection of Lieutenant General Emmet H. Walker who once served as chief of the National Guard Bureau. With dozens of stories, you are sure to leave this gallery with a new understanding of courageous Mississippians and their contributions to the United States military.