Charles A. Davis, Rockland, ca. 1870
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.
Charles A. Davis of Augusta became a substitute in Co. C of the 11th Maine on July 16, 1863. A private when he enlisted at age 19, Davis was promoted to full corporal, then full sergeant.
Davis was wounded at Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, 1865, a day before Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered.
The regimental history gives details of Davis's service and noted, "Wounded at Appomattox, Va., April 8, 1865. Arm amputated." He was mustered out June 25, 1865.
Davis became a lawyer in Rockland.
- Title: Charles A. Davis, Rockland, ca. 1870
- Creator: Crockett, Rockland
- Creation Date: circa 1870
- Subject Date: circa 1870
- State: ME
- Media: Photograph; carte de visite
- Dimensions (cm): 10.3 x 6.2
- Local Code: Photos-- People --Davis; 2011.500.0009
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
Appomattox Campaign, 1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 11th (1861-1866) Company C
Maine--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Share what you know about this item
We do NOT offer appraisals on like items. Check our Note on Appraisals.