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David Southard
Birth: 1845
Death: 1894

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company C, 1st New Jersey Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Sailors Creek, Virginia on April 6, 1865. His citation reads "Capture of flag; and was the first man over the works in the charge". His Medal was awarded to him on July 3, 1865. He was one of twelve 1st New Jersey Cavalry soldiers who was awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Sergeant James T. Clancy, Corporal William B. Hooper, Private Lewis Locke, Sergeant William Porter, Sergeant John C. Sagelhurst, Sergeant George W. Stewart, Private Christian Streile, Sergeant Charles Titus, Sergeant Aaron Thompkins, Sergeant Charles E. Wilson, and Sergeant John Wilson). (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Zion Methodist Church Cemetery
New Egypt
Ocean County
New Jersey, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Mar 06, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7238800
David Southard
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David Southard
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
David Southard
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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- Jackie Saulmon Ramirez
 Added: Apr. 22, 2012

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Jul. 25, 2009
Thank you, Sir. Rest In Peace.
- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Jul. 4, 2009
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