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Charles A. Davis, Rockland, ca. 1870

Charles A. Davis, Rockland, ca. 1870

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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.

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