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CPT Francis Asbury Davies

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CPT Francis Asbury Davies

  • Birth 6 May 1836 Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 22 Jan 1889 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Section Q, Lot 28-29
  • Memorial ID 28608595

Civil War Union Army Officer.

Captain, 16th United States Regular Infantry

Brevet Major, US Army for Battle of Second Bull Run.

1856 Graduate of West Point

Taught at USMA in 1863

directed the funeral of Lt. Alonzo Cushing after he was killed at the Battle of Gettysburg.

1st Lieutenant, 2nd United States Regular Artillery

Captain, 25th United States Infantry

Captain, 3rd United States Infantry


Enlisted as a 2nd Lieutenant on 6 May 1861.
Commission in 2nd Light Artillery Regiment Regular Army on 6 May 1861.
Promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant on 17 May 1861.
Discharged for promotion 2nd Light Artillery Regiment Regular Army on 27 Sep 1861.
Commission in 16th Infantry Regiment Regular Army on 27 Sep 1861.
Promoted to Full Captain on 27 Sep 1861.
Promoted to Brevet Major (2nd Bull Run, VA) on 30 Aug 1862.
Resigned 16th Infantry Regiment Regular Army on 21 Nov 1868.


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  • Created by: Russ
  • Added: 29 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28608595
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPT Francis Asbury Davies (6 May 1836–22 Jan 1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28608595, citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Russ (contributor 309) .