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DAVIS, FREEMAN

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This soldier, while his regiment was falling back, seeing the two color bearers shot down, under a severe fire and at imminent peril recovered both the flags and saved them from capture.

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Service

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U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: Captain) Company B, 80th Ohio Infantry

Conflict

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Civil War 1863 Newcomerstown, Tuscarawas County, Ohio

Citation

This soldier, while his regiment was falling back, seeing the two color bearers shot down, under a severe fire and at imminent peril recovered both the flags and saved them from capture.