Civil War Records of Charles L. Davis


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E 8th Maine VI Oct. 20, 1861 Sept. 15, 1864 N. Portland, Maine    

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x


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
XC 2685 378

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  x

Grand Army of the Republic

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). 

G.A.R. Personal War Sketch


Date April 8, 1912
Place Acton, Mass.
Age 69 years, 6 months, 21 days

cerebral hemorrhage

(Acton death record, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911-1915 ," v 1912/1, p 93 [image],

Obituary Concord Enterprise, April 17, 1912, p. 12.
Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.
Survived by  

Additional Information

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,"

Charles L. Davis is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton ("1890 Veterans Schedules,"


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