Harry Davis (soldier)

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Harry Clay Davis
Born (1841-02-05)February 5, 1841
Franklin County, Ohio
Died July 9, 1929(1929-07-09) (aged 88)
California
Buried at Pomona Cemetery and Mausoleum
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Rank Private
Unit Ohio Company G, 46th Ohio Infantry
Battles/wars Battle of Ezra Church
Awards Medal of Honor

Private Harry Clay Davis (February 5, 1841 to July 9, 1929) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Davis received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of Ezra Church in Atlanta, Georgia on 28 July 1864. He was honored with the award on 2 December 1864.[1][2][3]

Biography[edit]

Davis was born in Franklin County, Ohio on 5 February 1841. He enlisted into the 46th Ohio Infantry. He died on 9 July 1929 and his remains are interred at the Pomona Cemetery and Mausoleum in California.

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

Served in 46th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Capture of flag of 30th Louisiana Infantry (Confederate States of America).[1][2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Civil War (A-L) Medal of Honor Recipients". Retrieved 7 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Harry Clay Davis". Retrieved 7 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "U.S. Army Medal of Honor Recipients". Retrieved 7 December 2013.