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Col James Lucius Davis, Sr
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Birth: Jan. 25, 1813
Death: May 11, 1871

Father of Llewellen Catesby Davis, Mervyn Bathurst Davis, Reginald Channing Davis, and James Lucius Davis, Jr., also of the 10th Virginia Cavalry, who was mortally wounded 6/24/1864 at Samaria Church, VA., and also is buried at Emmanuel Episcopal Church Cemetery.

Field & Staff, 10th Virginia Cavalry, Beale's Brigade, W.H.F. Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Henrico County VA.
Enlisted on 6/6/1861 at Sussex, he was mustered into "F" Co. VA 46th Infantry.
Promoted to Colonel 6/24/1861.
On 8/13/1861 he was commissioned into Field & Staff VA 10th Cavalry.
1861 detailed at the Wise Building as Cavalry Commissary.
On all rolls 9/13/1861 through 6/9/1863.
Wounded 7/3/1863 Gettysburg, PA.
Wounded, POW 7/6/1863 Hagerstown, MD.; hospitalized 7/7/1863 Frederick, MD for a sprained ankle; hospitalized 7/12/1863 Patterson Park Hospital, Baltimore, MD.; confined 7/13/1863 Fort McHenry, MD.; confined 8/1863 Johnson's Island, OH.; confined 11/1863 Point Lookout, MD.; exchanged 3/10/1864.
On rolls 7/31/1864.
Commanding Brigade 8/10/1864 Petersburg, VA.
Commanding Brigade 9/27/1864 Stoney Creek, VA.
Commanding Brigade 9/30/1864 Petersburg, VA.
On leave 10/23/1864 - 11/01/64.
Resigned on 2/2/1865 because he was not promoted to Brigadier General.

The 10th Cavalry Regiment, formerly called 1st Cavalry Regiment, Wise Legion, and 8th Battalion, was organized in May, 1862. Many of the men were from Richmond and Albermarle, Rockingham, and Henrico counties. (bio by: BigFrench) 
 
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 Children:
  James Lucius Davis (1842 - 1864)*
  Llewellyn C Davis (1843 - ____)*
  Bathurst Mervin Davis (1844 - 1912)*
  Mervyn Bathurst Davis (1844 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Emmanuel Episcopal Church Cemetery
Brook Hill
Henrico County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Sep 03, 2006
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Col James Lucius Davis, Sr
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- Anne Wyatt
 Added: Jan. 12, 2015

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 Added: Dec. 21, 2014
Thank you Colonel for your loyalty and outstanding sevice to your country. Rest in Peace....
- Thomas J. Turick
 Added: Jan. 29, 2013
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