In Georgia, Private Harry Davis captures the flag of the 40th Louisiana and later makes the front page of Harper's Magazine

During the battle of Ezra Church, Private Harry Davis of the Forty-Sixth Ohio Infantry, a twenty-three year old Columbus, Ohio native, captured the flag of the attacking Fortieth Louisiana Infantry of General John Bell Hood's Army of the Tennessee. General John Logan later presented the flag to Private Davis and he was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor the following December. Henry Clay Davis survived the war and died in 1929. (By John Osborne)   
Source Citation
War Department, et al.,The War of the Rebellion: a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies. ; Series 1, Volume 38, Part 3 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1891), 319.
"Harry Davis capturing the battle-flag of the Thirtieth Louisiana Regiment, at the Battle of Ezra Church," Harper's Weekly Magazine, September 17, 1864, p. 593.
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