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Davis, James Bliss


Age: 0, credited to Hardwick, VT
Unit(s): 7th LA INF
Service: enl, 6/7/61, Pvt, Herron's Co. (Co. B), 7th LA INF, CSA, detached as HOSP STWRD 7/61-8/61, detached as ACTNG SURG 9/61-2/62, appntd ASST SURG 2/28/62. pr SURG 4/11/62; Engagements 7/18/61-6/9/62: Bull Run, Manassas, Winchester, Cross Keys, Port Republic, pow, Appomattox, 4/9/65, paroled 4/10/65 as Senior SURG, LA BGD

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Birth: 02/03/1830, Hardwick, VT
Death: 01/11/1880

Burial: Danville Green Cemetery, Danville, VT
Marker/Plot: F-1-C
Gravestone photographer: John Whitworth
Findagrave Memorial #: 170637770


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: Unknown
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: Siblings: Albert A., George A., James B. and Samuel E.


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Danville Green Cemetery, Danville, VT

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Dr. James Davis, son of B. N. Davis, died at New Orleans last Sunday, Jan. 11. Dr. Davis had been in decline for some time, had spent the summer and fall at Danville, and returned to New Orleans but recently. His sudden death was somewhat unexpected by his friends here.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, January 16, 1880.

The death is announced of Dr. James Davis, eldest son of Hon. Bliss N. Davis of Danville. Dr. Davis went south many years since, served in the confederate army during the war, and since its close had practiced medicine in New Orleans.

Source: Orleans County Monitor, January 26, 1880.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.