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Joseph Kirby Corson
Birth: Nov. 22, 1836
Plymouth Meeting
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 24, 1913
Whitemarsh
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Served as Major and assistant surgeon of the 6th Pennsylvania Reserves (35th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry). Awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Bristoe Station, Virginia (October 14, 1863). His citation reads "With one companion returned in the face of the enemy's heavy artillery fire and removed to a place of safety a severely wounded soldier who had been left behind as the regiment fell back". The Medal was issued on May 13, 1899. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Hiram Corson (1804 - 1896)
  Ann Jones Foulke Corson (1811 - 1888)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ada Carter Corson (1849 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Carter Corson (1876 - 1890)*
  Edward Foulke Corson (1883 - 1967)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edward Foulke Corson (1834 - 1864)*
  Joseph Kirby Corson (1836 - 1913)
  Caroline Corson (1839 - 1865)*
  Susan Foulke Corson Lukens (1845 - 1921)*
  Bertha Corson Yocom (1847 - 1922)*
  Frances Corson Day (1849 - 1935)*
  Mary A Corson (1852 - 1905)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Laurel Hill Cemetery
Bala Cynwyd
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Bryn Mawr Section, Lot 98
 
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Record added: Oct 11, 2000
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Joseph Kirby Corson
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Joseph Kirby Corson
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Joseph Kirby Corson
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