Henry Davids(1840 - 1916)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Stockbridge, he enlisted in Company A, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 15 June 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
Wounded again in action at Chancellorsville (1863) and Resaca, GA (1864). He mustered out of service on 18 July 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1. Details from family genealogists (who have his birthplace alternately as NY and MA) and his gravesite on Findagrave. Probably a member of the Stockbridge Tribe, he and his children were enrolled in the Stockbridge - Muncee (or Munsee) Indians of Wisconsin. The 1900 US Census notes that his father was born Ireland, mother born NY, and wife Avira (or Elvira) was an Indian, born 1847.
|Birth Date: 06/15/1840 Place of Birth: Stockbridge, WI |
Death Date: 04/08/1916 Death Place: La Crosse, WI Burial Place: Oak Grove Cemetery, La Crosse, WI
1 Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, 404 - 405 [AotW citation 15124]
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