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Corp Andrew S Davis
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Birth: Apr. 20, 1821
Hardy County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 24, 1898
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA

Co. E. IA. 4th Infantry; h/o Anna

Andrew Davis' unit 4th Iowa Infantry Company E fought in the battle of Pea Ridge. The Pea Ridge National Military Park is at that location today. He was in Sherman's "March to the Sea", which took place thru Georgie after Atlanta was "accidently" burned down. He also went up the ocast. After the war he was mustered out in Washington D.C. after they had the "Grand Review" (parade) of the Army. He fought for the Union.

This was in the book " History of Polk County" regarding the military.

550 HISTORY OF POLK COUNTY.


*Davis, Andrew S., veteranized as corporal January 1, 1864.


Des Moines Daily News, November 25, 1898||DAVIS- Andrew, aged 77 years at his home, 2108 Woodland avenue, November 24, at 3:30 p.m. Mr. Davis was a member of Crocker post, G.A.R., and the funeral services tomorrow at 3 p.m., will be under the direction of that post. They will be held at the Cemetery chapel, Dr. Eaton officiating. Mr. Davis leaves a wife and children as follows: Mrs. B. F. Gifford, of 1115 Locust street; Geo. Davis, a member of the Fiftieth Iowa; also step-sons, Frank Needham, of Lowell, Mass., and J. H. Needham, of Chicago. Crocker Post members will assemble at the Cemetery chapel, at the request of Commander H. B. Hedge.||Furthermore, an article was also posted on November 17, summoning his daughter Mrs. B. F. Gifford to move home to care for her ailing father for the winter. Seems he died a week later. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Anna Schafer Davis (1836 - 1915)*
 
 Children:
  George W Davis (1872 - 1923)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodland Cemetery
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block: 12 Section: Lot: 00210
 
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Record added: Aug 04, 2008
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