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Coron D. Evans

Date of birth: 1844
Date of death: Unknown
Place of Birth: Indiana, Jefferson County
Home of record: Madison Indiana


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 Coron D. Evans, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6 April 1865, while serving with Company A, 3d Indiana Cavalry, in action at Deatonsville (Sailor's Creek), Virginia, for capture of flag of 26th Virginia Infantry (Confederate States of America).

General Orders: Date of Issue: May 3, 1865

Action Date: April 6, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company A

Division: 3d Indiana Cavalry