Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Army Medical Department Medal of Honor Recipient: Andrew Davidson

From:  history.amedd.army.mil and health.mil

Citation: Voluntarily attempted to run the enemy's batteries.

Rank and organization: Assistant Surgeon, 47th Ohio Infantry.
Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 3 May 1863.
Entered service at: Cincinnati, Ohio.
Birth: Middlebury, Vt.
Date of issue: 17 October 1892.

Andrew Davidson, a native of Vermont, entered the U.S. Army in Cincinnati, Ohio and became an Assistant Surgeon with the 47th Ohio Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions at Vicksburg, Mississippi on May 3, 1863.


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