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Federal (USV)


Henry Davids

(1840 - 1916)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Stockbridge, he enlisted in Company A, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 15 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

Wounded again in action at Chancellorsville (1863) and Resaca, GA (1864). He mustered out of service on 18 July 1865.

References & 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.


06/15/1840; Stockbridge, WI


04/08/1916; La Crosse, WI; burial in 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]