Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E||8th Maine VI||Oct. 20, 1861||Sept. 15, 1864||N. Portland, Maine|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||8th Maine VI||Sept. 22, 1890||Invalid||933 523||719 427||Mass.|
|April 30, 1912||Widow||985 645||744 609||Mass.||Lucy C. Davis
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Recorded as member no. 75 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts as Charles S. Davis (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
|Date||April 8, 1912|
|Age||69 years, 6 months, 21 days|
(Acton death record, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911-1915 ," v 1912/1, p 93 [image], AmericanAncestors.org)
|Obituary||Concord Enterprise, April 17, 1912, p. 12.|
|Burial||Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
Charles L. Davis was born September 17, 1842 in Melrose, Mass. to parents Edmund W. Davis and Mary Ann Waite (death record).
Charles L. Davis, age 38, a house painter, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton, Mass. in the 1880 federal census. Also in the household (5/8) was his wife Lucy, age 34; daughter Mary I., age 12, daughter Lucy, age 6; and son Francis W.H. Davis, age 2 ("1880 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
Charles L. Davis is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton ("1890 Veterans Schedules," Ancestry.com).
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