Davis, Lewis

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Birth

Lewis Davis was born in Broome, Schoharie County, on June 11, 1845, a son of Andrew Davis and Sarah Yeomans

Marriage & Children

Military Service

Residence at Enlistment: Rensselaerville[1]
Place of Birth: Broome, Schoharie County, NY[1]
Date of Birth: 11 June 1845[1]
Names of Parents: Andrew (Davis) and Sarah Yeomans[1]
Marital Status: Single[1]
Occupation: Farmer[1]
Term of Enlistment: 3 years[1]
Bounty Received: None[1]
Enlistment Date: 8 Aug 1861
Enlistment Place: Albany, NY
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 44th Infantry
Company: Company C
Discharged for Disability on: 1 May 1862[2]
Discharged at: Union Hospital, Georgetown, DC[2]
Date of Death: April 1863[1]
Place of Death: Rensselaerville, NY[1]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 18.[2] "In the service 9 months and was discharged in the month of April on account of sickness. Died living at home a year at his father's in Rensselaerville Albany Co N.Y."[1]

Born in Broome, Schoharie County, Age 18, Farmer, Light eyes, Dark hair, Light complexion, 5'9" tall.[3]

Sources Used: Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of NY for the year 1900; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War

Death

Obituary

Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War

Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York for the Year 1900

DAVIS LEWIS W Age 18 years Enlisted August 8 1861 at Albany to serve three years mustered in as private Co C October 5 1861 discharged for disability May 1 1862 at Union Hospital Georgetown DC


Sources

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Annual Report of the Adjutant-General
  3. NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases