Joseph Sova, Medal of Honor

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Joseph E. Sova

Birthdate: (26)
Birthplace: Chill, New York
Death: October 23, 1866 (22-30)
Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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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

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Chill, New York
October 23, 1866
Age 26