Joseph Davis (Medal of Honor)

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Joseph Davis
Born May 22, 1838
Monmouthshire, Wales
Died East Palestine, Ohio
Buried at Boatman Memorial Cemetery
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Rank Corporal
Unit Ohio Company C, 104th Ohio Infantry
Battles/wars Second Battle of Franklin
Awards Medal of Honor

Corporal Joseph Davis (born May 22, 1838) 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 Second Battle of Franklin in Tennessee on 30 November 1864. He was honored with the award on 4 February 1865.[1][2][3]


Davis was born in Monmouthshire, Wales on 22 May 1838. He enlisted into the 104th Ohio Infantry. His remains are interred at the Boatman Memorial Cemetery in Ohio.

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

Capture of flag.[1][2]

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