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Andrew Davidson

Date of birth: 1819
Date of death: June 30, 1901
Burial location: Lancaster, Ohio
Place of Birth: Vermont, Middlebury
Home of record: Cincinnati Ohio


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Assistant Surgeon Andrew Davidson, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism in action at Vicksburg, Mississippi, on 3 May 1863. Assistant Surgeon Davidson voluntarily attempted to run the enemy's batteries.

General Orders: Date of Issue: October 17, 1892

Action Date: May 3, 1863

Service: Army

Rank: Assistant Surgeon

Division: 47th Ohio Infantry