Andrew Davidson (Army surgeon) facts for kids
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Davidson in 1895
July 1, 1819|
|Died||June 30, 1901
Forest Rose Cemetery
|Allegiance||United States of America|
||United States Army|
|Years of service||1863|
|Unit||47th Ohio Volunteer Infantry|
|Battles/wars||Battle of Vicksburg|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Assistant Surgeon Andrew Davidson (July 1, 1819 – June 30, 1901) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Davidson received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of Vicksburg in Mississippi on 3 May 1863. He was honored with the award on 17 October 1892.
Davidson was born in Middlebury, Vermont, on 1 July 1819. He enlisted into the 47th Ohio Infantry. He died on 30 June 1901 and his remains are interred at the Forest Rose Cemetery in Ohio.
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