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 George Evans Davis

George Evans Davis

Birth
Dunstable, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 28 Jun 1926 (aged 86)
Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont, USA
Burial Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont, USA
Plot Oak Area, Lot 12
Memorial ID 22660 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War first as a First Lieutenant, then Captain and commander of Company D, 10th Vermont Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Monocacy, Maryland, on July 9, 1864. His citation reads "While in command of a small force, held the approaches to the 2 bridges against repeated assaults of superior numbers, thereby materially delaying Early's advance on Washington". His Medal was issued on May 27, 1892.

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  • Added: 7 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22660
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Evans Davis (26 Dec 1839–28 Jun 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22660, citing Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .