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CORSON, JOSEPH

corson joseph k

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.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Assistant Surgeon (highest rank: Major USA Ret.) 6th Pennsylvania Reserves (35th Pennsylvania Volunteers)

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Plymouth Meeting, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Citation

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.