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CMOHS.org - Assistant Surgeon CORSON, JOSEPH K., U.S. Army

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CORSON, JOSEPH K.

Rank: Assistant Surgeon
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 6th Pennsylvania Reserves
Born: 26 November 1836, Plymouth Meeting, Montgomery County, Pa.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Philadelphia, Pa.
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Place / Date: Near Bristoe Station, Va., 14 October 1863
 
 


CORSON, JOSEPH K. Photo
 
Citation

With one companion returned in the face of the enemy's heavy artillery fire and removed to a place of safety a severely wounded soldier who had been left behind as the regiment fell back.