Rasselas Elisha Davison(1840 - 1922)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A farmer from Spring Green, he enlisted in Company H, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 24 April 1861. Promoted to Corporal and Sergeant.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He carried the Regimental Colors at Gettysburg on 1 July after the bearer went down.
After the War:
He was in Kassuth County, IA in 1901 and a carpenter and member of a GAR Post in Everett, WA at the time of his death.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. Further details from his gravesite on Findagrave and family genealogists.
|Birth Date: 10/10/1840 Birth State: OH |
Death Place: WA Burial Place: Evergreen Cemetery, Everett, WA
1 State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 366 - 369 [AotW citation 10204]
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