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David Frakes Day

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company D,
    57th Ohio Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 22, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."
Medal of Honor Recipient David F. Day
Medal of Honor Recipient David F. Day
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: January 2, 1895
  • Born: March 7, 1847, Dallasburg, Warren County, OH, United States
  • Died: June 22, 1914, Durango, CO, United States
  • Buried: Riverside Cemetery (MH) (19-22), Denver, CO, United States

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