U.S. ARMY

Freeman Davis

Rank:

Conflict/Era:

U.S. CIVIL WAR

Unit/Command:

COMPANY B, 80TH OHIO INFANTRY

Military Service Branch:

U.S. ARMY

Medal of Honor Action Date:

NOVEMBER 25, 1863

Medal of Honor Action Place:

MISSIONARY RIDGE, TENNESSEE

Citation:

This soldier, while his regiment was falling back, seeing the two color bearers shot down, under a severe fire and at imminent peril recovered both the flags and saved them from capture.

Additional Information:

Awarded Posthumously:

NO

Born:

FEBRUARY 28, 1842, NEWCOMERSTOWN, TUSCARAWAS COUNTY, OHIOS

Died:

FEBRUARY 23, 1899, BUTLER, MISSOURI

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