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Gen William George Mackey Davis

Gen William George Mackey Davis

Birth
Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, Virginia, USA
Death 11 Mar 1898 (aged 85)
Alexandria, Alexandria City, Virginia, USA
Burial Remington, Fauquier County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 10852 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He was a prominent Florida lawyer when the Civil War began in 1861 and was commissioned Colonel in command of the 1st Florida Cavalry. In January 1862, he was promoted Brigadier General in commanded of a brigade of three Florida regiments and saw action in East Florida. In November 1862, he was assigned to command all the Confederate forces at Knoxville, Tennessee. After engagements with Union troops in Tennessee Campaign, he retired from the Confederate service for age and health reasons in May 1863.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 12 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10852
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gen William George Mackey Davis (9 May 1812–11 Mar 1898), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10852, citing Ott Farm Cemetery, Remington, Fauquier County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .