Porter W Davis age 20 of Plattville,Iowa nativity Kentucky enlisted Dec 28 1861 into Co E 4th Missouri Cavalry as a Corporal. Wounded Oct 27 1862 Fayetteville,Arkansas. Promoted to 1st Sgt Apr 1 1863.
Porter Davis was a Sergent in Company E of the 4th Regiment Missouri State Militia Cavalry.
Killled by Bushwackers under the command of "Bloody Bill" Anderson in Howard Co., MO on August 28, 1864.
Note: SGT US Army
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
St. Louis County
Plot: Section 27 Site 6310
Created by: Tami Glock
Record added: May 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52581280
From Civil War Military Records: Porter W Davis enlisted into Missouri State Milita Co E 4th Cavalry. This is a different unit than the 4th Missouri Cavalry which was under Federal jurisdiction.|
K L Bonnett
Added: Aug. 31, 2010