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Andrew Davidson
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Davidson in 1895
Born (1819-07-01)July 1, 1819
Middlebury, Vermont
Died June 30, 1901(1901-06-30) (aged 81)
Lancaster, Ohio
Buried
Forest Rose Cemetery
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Years of service 1863
Rank Assistant Surgeon
Unit Ohio 47th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Battles/wars Battle of Vicksburg
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg 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.

Biography

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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