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Confederate (CSV)


John C. Davis

(1840 - 1862)

Home State: Florida

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Florida Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private in Company B, 5th Florida Infantry on 9 April 1862 in Lake City, Fl.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at US Army General Hospital #1 in Frederick< MD on 26 October 1862. He was originally buried "on west side of and in the cemetery at Frederick." Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. Service from Hartman & Coles' Biographical Rosters of Florida's Confederate and Union Soldiers 1861-1865 (1995, via the Historical Data Systems database). He is also listed among the Confederate soldiers buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, MD, where he has memorials [via Findagrave], and he may still be buried there.


1840; Appling County, GA


10/26/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD


1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4640]