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Capt John Oliver Davis
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Birth: Dec. 16, 1821
Pickens County
Georgia, USA
Death: Apr. 24, 1902
New Site
Tallapoosa County
Alabama, USA

Age at Enlistment: 40....Enlisted 15 March 1862 at Daviston AL "for three years" in Captain L.P. Hamner's Company of Volunteers (later Co B); Appears on Muster Roll of Co B dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL as 1st Lieutenant; As 1st Lieutenant, is in command of Co B upon resignation of Capt Hamner; Signed numerous forms/requisitions at Columbus MS as company commander; Promoted to Captain to rank from 10 July 1862; WIA Corinth MS 3-5 Oct 1862; WIA seriously (shot in wrist) at Vicksburg MS and signed his parole in the field at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863 as Captain of Company B of the 37th AL Infantry CSA; Hospitalized at Enterprise MS on 18 Sep 1863; Resigned as Captain 28 Jan 1864 at Dalton GA due to wound from Vicksburg: "... gunshot wound of right wrist fractured radius and part of bone taken away..."; Resignation accepted by Special Order No. 23, A. & I. G. O. by command of the Secretary of War; SEE Personal Papers of Moses B Green, Co A of 37th AL; Born 16 Dec 1821- died 24 Apr 1902 and buried at Bethlehem Cem., Tallapoosa County

Family links: 
  John Davis (1796 - 1863)
  Fransina L Norris Davis (1796 - 1880)
  Mary Ann Orr Davis (1826 - 1910)*
  Armittie Davis Lindsey (1869 - 1933)*
  John Oliver Davis (1821 - 1902)
  Amanda Melvina Davis Ison (1824 - 1890)*
  Frances Araminta Davis Orr (1827 - 1902)*
  Nathan Davis (1828 - 1894)*
  George Norris Davis (1833 - 1918)*
  Josiah Sanford Elsberry Davis (1836 - 1905)*
*Calculated relationship
Bethlehem-New Salem Cemetery
New Site
Tallapoosa County
Alabama, USA
Created by: StubbyTate
Record added: Sep 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42403328
Capt John Oliver Davis
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Capt John Oliver Davis
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Thank you for your service! From your great great Grandson Mac Northrop.
- clyde northrop IV (Mac)
 Added: Aug. 13, 2015
Thank you for your service, kind sir. Many blessings to you and your generations. ~~ Signed, (reserved name) USArmy DAV - Signal Corps
 Added: Jan. 14, 2014
In honor of your Confederate service. Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp No. 1921 - The Tallassee Armory Guards.
- Churchwell
 Added: Jan. 14, 2014
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