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Federal (USV)


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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