b. 28/02/1842 Newcomerstown, Ohio. d. 23/02/1899 Butler, Missouri.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 25/11/1863 Missionary Ridge, Tennessee.
Davis was born in Newcomerstown, Ohio on 28 February 1842. He enlisted into the 80th Ohio Infantry. He died on 23 February 1899 and his remains are interred at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Missouri.
This soldier, while his regiment was falling back, seeing the 2 color bearers shot down, under a severe fire and at imminent peril recovered both the flags and saved them from capture.
BURIAL LOCATION: OAK HILL CEMETERY, BUTLER, MISSOURI.
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