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CPL Charles P. Davis

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CPL Charles P. Davis

  • Birth 5 Jun 1872 Long Prairie, Todd County, Minnesota, USA
  • Death 28 May 1943 Valley City, Barnes County, North Dakota, USA
  • Burial Mandan, Morton County, North Dakota, USA
  • Plot Sec C, Site 437
  • Memorial ID 8047623

Philippines Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Entered the service at Valley City, North Dakota and served as a Private in Company G, 1st North Dakota Volunteer Infantry. Near San Isidro, Philippine Islands, May 16, 1899, he with 21 other scouts charged across a burning bridge, under heavy fire, and completely routed 600 of the enemy who were entrenched in a strongly fortified position. His Medal was awarded on April 28, 1906.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 31 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8047623
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Charles P. Davis (5 Jun 1872–28 May 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8047623, citing North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan, Morton County, North Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .