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Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

Benjamin Howard Davidson

(1829 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 32 year old physician, he enrolled as 2nd Lieutenant, Company D, 7th North Carolina on 16 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded, shot through the lungs, in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September, 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in Winchester, VA on

References & notes

Service information from North Carolina Troops 1861-65, A Roster1 by way of the Historical Data Systems database. His birth from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

02/19/1829; Mecklenburg County, NC

Death

09/22/1862 Winchester, VA; burial in Old Settlers Cemetery, Charlotte, NC

Notes

1   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 18338]