(1840 - 1922)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 26th Alabama Infantry
He enlisted as Private, Company I, 26th Alabama Infantry in late 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the Winder Hospital in Richmond, VA and returned to duty on 28 November 1862. He was discharged for bronchitis on 28 January 1863.
References & notes
His service from Fincham's roster1, sourced from Tod L. Molsworth's O'Neal's 26th Alabama: the Little Regiment that Did (2000), as Rueben Davis. His wounding on South Mountain is also in a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862, as B. Davis. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
10/04/1840; Fayette County, AL
09/05/1922; Fayette County, AL; burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Berry, AL
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Alabama, Published 2005, first accessed 23 August 2020, <https://ranger95.com/civil_war/alabama/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/26ala_inf/26th_ala_inf_roster_i.html [AotW citation 25551]