George Daniel Davenport

George Daniel Davenport

Birth
Brandon, Rutland County, Vermont, USA
Death 5 May 1864 (aged 31)
Virginia, USA
Burial Brandon, Rutland County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 71914230 · View Source
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A Civil War Veteran; 1SGT, Co. H, 5th VT INF & 1LT, Co. G & CPT, Co. B. Killed in action (KIA) Battle of the Wilderness, VA 5/5/64. Probably buried there. This gravestone is his family's memorial / cenotaph.

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GEORGE DANIEL DAVENPORT, son of Thomas and Emily (Goss) Davenport. Born in Brandon, Vt., July 22, 1832. Prepared for College in Brandon Academy. Principal, Academy, Sherbrooke, Canada, 1857-1858. Professor in Church School for Boys, Hamden, Conn., 1859-1860. Private, Company H, Fifth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, Sept. 2, 1861; First Sergeant, Sept. 16, 1861; First Lieutenant, Company G, Nov. 22, 1861; Captain, Company B, Dec. 2, 1862-1864. Married Frances Birchard Wadhams, Aug. 2, 1860. Delta Kappa Epsilon. — A. B.[class of 1856] Died on the field from wounds received in the battle of the Wilderness, May 12, 1864. (from the Catalogue of the Officers and Students of Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont 1800-1915, compiled by Edgar J. Wiley, pub. by Middlebury College, 1917)




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  • Created by: Sabina
  • Added: 24 Jun 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 71914230
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Daniel Davenport (22 Jul 1832–5 May 1864), Find a Grave Memorial no. 71914230, citing Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, Rutland County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Sabina (contributor 47283800) .