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

John Davis

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company F,
    17th Indiana Mounted Volunteers
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: near Culloden, Georgia

Capture of flag of Worrill Grays (C.S.A.).

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Indanapolis, Marion County, Indiana
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: June 17, 1865
  • Born: January 1, 1838, Carroll County, KY, United States
  • Died: December 30, 1901, Cotopaxi, CO, United States
  • Buried: unknown cemetery Cotopaxi, Colorado (Now an abandoned town); Fort Logan National Cemetery (MH) (IMO) (MB 280), Denver, Colorado, Cotopaxi, CO, United States
  • Location of Medal: Freedoms Foundation, Valley Forge, PA

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