This monument honors Private Herman Davis, who grew up hunting near Manila and became a U.S. Army scout and sharpshooter in World War I. He was on General John J. Pershing’s list of World War I’s 100 great heroric stories. Davis received the Distinguished Service Cross, Croix de Guere, and Medaille Militaire awards from the American and French governments.
This historic site, including Davis' final resting place, is in Manila at the corner of Ark. 18 and Baltimore Street.
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