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John A. Davidsizer

Date of birth: April 26, 1834
Date of death: October 19, 1913
Burial location: Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Place of Birth: Pennsylvania, Milford
Home of record: Lewistown Pennsylvania


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 Sergeant John A. Davidsizer, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 5 April 1865, while serving with Company A, 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry, in action at Paines Crossroads, Virginia, for capture of flag.

General Orders: Date of Issue: May 3, 1865

Action Date: April 5, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Sergeant

Company: Company A

Division: 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry