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Davidson, Anthony Wayne

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Hardwick, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 5/12/63, m/i 6/10/63, PVT, Co. L, 11th VT INF, pr CPL 12/27/63, pr QMSGT 9/27/64, pr 1SGT, comn 2LT 5/23/65 (6/2/65), tr to Co. C as 1SGT 6/24/65, comn 2LT 6/26/65 (7/10/65), m/o 8/25/65

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VITALS

Birth: 04/22/1844, Norwich, VT
Death: 02/20/1921

Burial: Main Street Cemetery, Hardwick, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/5/1872
Portrait?: Guber Collection off-site, VHS Collections, USAHEC off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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BURIAL:

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Main Street Cemetery, Hardwick, VT

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Photo

VHS - Reunion Society Collection

Obituary

Anthony Davison

Friday evening February 25th, the body of Anthony W. Davison arrived here form Bradentown, Fla., where he died in February 20th, of chronic nephritis. Mr. Davison had been in very poor health for quite a long time. He will be remembered here by what few old residents are left.

Anthony Wayne Davison was born June 11th, 1844, and was, therefore, in his 77th year. He received his early education in Hardwick's schools and during the Civil War enlisted in Co. L, 11th Vermont Regiment as a private, and was soon promoted to corporal. Later he was made a Q. M. Sergeant in the same company, the a first sergeant, and on June 24, 1865, he was made first lieutenant. When he returned from the war or mustered out, he returned to Hardwick and married.

In 1874, Mr. Davison and Ira V. Edwards, who is sojourning here this winter, built what is known as the Gallagher block and in which Mr. Davison and a Dr. Hoyt conducted a druggist business for several years. Mr. Davison later bought out his partner.

After the death of his daughter and later his wife, Mr. Davison went to Florida where he had made his home ever since.

Interment will be made in the family lot in the Main street cemetery in the spring.

Source: Hardwick Gazette, March 10, 1921.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.