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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Andrew Davidson

  • Rank: First Lieutenant (Highest Rank: Colonel)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company H,
    30th U.S. Colored Troops
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 30, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg at the mine, Virginia

One of the first to enter the enemy's works, where, after his colonel, major, and one-third of the company's officers had fallen, he gallantly assisted in rallying and saving the remnant of the command.

Medal of Honor Recipient Andrew Davidson
Medal of Honor Recipient Andrew Davidson
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Middlefield, Otsego County, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 17, 1892
  • Born: February 12, 1840, Morebattle, Roxburgshire, Scotland
  • Died: November 10, 1902, Bath, NY, US
  • Buried: Lakewood Cemetery (MH) (1005), Cooperstown, NY

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