Greenlee Davidson(? - 1863)
Home State: Virginia
Command Billet: Battery Commander
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: Richmond 'Letcher' (VA) Artillery
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was the original Captain of Letcher Artillery, formed in the spring of 1861. The battery had a reputation of being formed among the lower strata of society. Captain Davidson wrote "I have a very desperate & unruly set of men."
In the Antietam Campaign:
He and his battery remained at Harpers Ferry after that place fell to the Confederates on September 15th. He was not at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He was mortally wounded in action at Hazel Grove, near Chancellorsville, Virginia in May 1863.
More on the Web:
His journal and other papers are in the Rockbridge Historical Society Collection.
College: Washington College (now Wash & Lee Univ)
Death Date: 5/3/1863 Death Place: Chancellorsville, VA
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