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Joseph K. Corson

Medal of Honor Recipients

Photo Joseph K. Corson

Rank and organization: Assistant Surgeon, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves (35th Pennsylvania Volunteers). 
Place and date: Near Bristoe Station, Va., 14 October 1863. 
Entered service at: Philadelphia, Pa. 
Born: 26 November 1836, Plymouth Meeting, Montgomery County, Pa. 
Date of issue: 13 May 1899.
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.