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John Davis

Date of birth: January 1, 1838
Date of death: December 30, 1901
Burial location: Cotopaxi, Colorado
Place of Birth: Kentucky, Carroll
Home of record: Indianapolis Indiana
Status: POW


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 Private John Davis, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on April, 1865, while serving with Company F, 17th Indiana Mounted Infantry, in action at Culloden, Georgia, for capture of flag of Worrill Grays (Confederate States of America).

General Orders: Date of Issue: June 17, 1865

Action Date: April, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company F

Division: 17th Indiana Mounted Infantry