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Joseph Davis

Date of birth: May 22, 1838
Date of death: Unknown
Burial location: East Palestine, Ohio
Place of Birth: Wales, Monmouth County
Home of record: East Palestine 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 Corporal Joseph Davis, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 30 October 1864, while serving with Company C, 104th Ohio Infantry, in action at Franklin, Tennessee, for capture of flag.

General Orders: Date of Issue: February 4, 1865

Action Date: October 30, 1864

Service: Army

Rank: Corporal

Company: Company C

Division: 104th Ohio Infantry