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Pvt Alfred Warren Davis Sr.

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Pvt Alfred Warren Davis Sr.

Birth
Newmarket, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Death
22 Sep 1862 (aged 27–28)
Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Burial
Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Plot
Site 954
Memorial ID
40777439 View Source

Pvt. E Co.15th MA Infantry.

Alfred Warren Davis Sr. was born about 1834 at Newmarket, New Hampshire, son of Stephen H. and Clara (Demeritt) Davis.

On 17 Jul 1859 Alfred married Eliza Jane Bonzey, 17, daughter of Zenas Lockwood and Betsey A. (Waters) Bonzey, at Oxford, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.

Alfred and George P. Davis, along with William M. Davis, Freeman Davis and James L. Davis, two brothers and their three uncles, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. Alfred and James E. Sheppard, future brothers-in-law, both marrying Bonzy girls, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.

At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Alfred .

On 12 Mar 1862 his brother, William M. Davis, died at Leicester, Massachusetts, unmarried, of consumption contracted as a prisoner of war at age 23.

On 6 Aug 1862 Alfred mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, giving his occupation as gun-maker, and being credited to the quota of Leicester, Massachusetts. He was 28 years old.

On 17 Sep 1862 he was wounded at The Battle of Antietam severely in the mouth, and he died on 22 Sep 1862 at Hagerstown, Maryland, of wounds. He was 28 years old.

He was buried at Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Maryland, Site 954; and on 18 Apr 1863 Eliza, his wife, received a pension to surviving family member based on his service with certificate 13926.

Freeman, his nephew, outlived Alfred and died on 8 May 1864 at The Battle of the Wilderness, Orange County, Virginia; and George, his brother, outlived Alfred and died on 8 May 1864 at The Battle of the Wilderness, Orange County, Virginia.

(NOTE: With the deaths of Freeman, Alfred, William and George -- Stephen and Clara Davis had lost three sons and a grandson in the war.)

Alfred Warren Davis Sr. is included on the Civil War memorial both at Leicester and at Oxford, Massachusetts.

Pvt. E Co.15th MA Infantry.

Alfred Warren Davis Sr. was born about 1834 at Newmarket, New Hampshire, son of Stephen H. and Clara (Demeritt) Davis.

On 17 Jul 1859 Alfred married Eliza Jane Bonzey, 17, daughter of Zenas Lockwood and Betsey A. (Waters) Bonzey, at Oxford, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.

Alfred and George P. Davis, along with William M. Davis, Freeman Davis and James L. Davis, two brothers and their three uncles, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. Alfred and James E. Sheppard, future brothers-in-law, both marrying Bonzy girls, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.

At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Alfred .

On 12 Mar 1862 his brother, William M. Davis, died at Leicester, Massachusetts, unmarried, of consumption contracted as a prisoner of war at age 23.

On 6 Aug 1862 Alfred mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, giving his occupation as gun-maker, and being credited to the quota of Leicester, Massachusetts. He was 28 years old.

On 17 Sep 1862 he was wounded at The Battle of Antietam severely in the mouth, and he died on 22 Sep 1862 at Hagerstown, Maryland, of wounds. He was 28 years old.

He was buried at Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Maryland, Site 954; and on 18 Apr 1863 Eliza, his wife, received a pension to surviving family member based on his service with certificate 13926.

Freeman, his nephew, outlived Alfred and died on 8 May 1864 at The Battle of the Wilderness, Orange County, Virginia; and George, his brother, outlived Alfred and died on 8 May 1864 at The Battle of the Wilderness, Orange County, Virginia.

(NOTE: With the deaths of Freeman, Alfred, William and George -- Stephen and Clara Davis had lost three sons and a grandson in the war.)

Alfred Warren Davis Sr. is included on the Civil War memorial both at Leicester and at Oxford, Massachusetts.


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  • Maintained by: DaurRegt
  • Originally Created by: BIRDMAN
  • Added: 17 Aug 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 40777439
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/40777439/alfred-warren-davis: accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Alfred Warren Davis Sr. (1834–22 Sep 1862), Find a Grave Memorial ID 40777439, citing Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA; Maintained by DaurRegt (contributor 47891223).