Michigan in the Civil War

Davis family

Brothers Charles W. Davis (1838 or 9-1863) and Stanley W. Davis (born 1836 or 7). Both served with Company A, 18th Michigan Infantry during the Civil War. Charles died Nov. 24, 1863, at Nashville, Tenn. Stanley was taken prisoner at Athens, Ala., Sept. 24, 1864, held at Cahaba Prison, and paroled Nov. 14, 1864. Diary (1863) of Charles W. Davis; fragmentary letter (1864) of Stanley W. Davis describing his capture; certificate of military service (1892) for Stanley W. Davis. Grand Army of the Republic badge (1896) from meeting in Saginaw, Mich. Also muster roll (June 30, 1863) of Company I, 5th Alabama Cavalry (Confederate) commanded by F. M. Davis. (Connection with the Michigan Davis family, if any, is unknown.)