|Birth: ||Apr. 1, 1832|
|Death: ||Jul. 2, 1863|
William Green Davis married Nancy America Reynolds on November 06, 1851 in Jones, County, Georgia.
W.G. Davis enlisted as a private in Company A, 1st Independent Battalion Georgia State Troops on Oct 21, 1861. He mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Georgia, on May 2, 1862. He enlisted as a private in Company K, 59th Regiment Georgia Infantry on Aug 16, 1862, and was killed in action on Jul 2, 1863 at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
A family bible contained two letters that W.G. wrote to his wife shortly before his death.
Six men in his mess were:
John P. Waldron - Died in Bibb County, Georgia, date not given.
William H. Waldron - Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865.
John J. Hollomon - Died of typhoid pneumonia in Crawford County, Georgia, September 7, 1864.
George W. Holloman - Captured at Knoxville, Tennessee, November 29, 1863.
Madison Long - Killed in action at Funkstown, Maryland, July 10, 1863.
Joseph S. McGee - Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865.
Larry M. Davis was the provider for much of this research, may he rest in peace.
Note- W.G. had a brother whose middle name was Holloman.
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The known children of W.G. and Nancy (so far):
1. James McDonald "Mac" Davis b. 1853
2. Sarah Elizabeth Davis McCallum b. 1854
3. Mary Davis b. 1857
4. William Green Davis Jr. 1861
5. Sidney Davis 1862
Joshua B. Davis (1799 - 1871)
Elizabeth Green Davis (1813 - 1895)
Nancy America Reynolds McCallum (1836 - 1898)*
James McDonald Davis (1853 - 1888)*
Sarah Elizabeth Davis McCallum (1854 - 1917)*
William Green Davis (1832 - 1863)
Abner Holloman Davis (1849 - 1912)*
Charles McDaniel Davis (1853 - 1891)*
Isaac Pleasant Davis (1856 - 1920)*
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Confederate soldier died at Gettysburg
Created by: Jen
Record added: Jun 28, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113030401
Added: Jul. 4, 2013
Added: Jun. 28, 2013