Joseph Sova, Medal of Honor

Is your surname Sova?

Research the Sova family

Joseph Sova, Medal of Honor's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Joseph E. Sova

Birthplace: Chill, New York
Death: Died
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
Last Updated:

About Joseph Sova, Medal of Honor

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Saddler Joseph E. Sova, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on March 29 - 9 April 1865, while serving with Company H, 8th New York Cavalry, in action at Appomattox Campaign, Virginia, for capture of flag.

General Orders: Date of Issue: May 3, 1865

Action Date: March 29 - April 9, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Saddler

Company: Company H

Division: 8th New York Cavalry

view all

Joseph Sova, Medal of Honor's Timeline

Chill, New York
October 23, 1866
Age 26