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Thomas S. Davis of Elbert County, Ga. enlisted in Decatur, Ga Dec 23, 1863 with Maj J. P. Andrew as a private in Co. C, 24th Battalion, Georgia Cavalry and on February 13, 1864 was transferred to Co. D, 7th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry when the units were consolidated to create the 7th.

Davis appears on the Apr to Aug 31 roll as receiving pay and was listed as present without horse with the mention, "didn't pay for pistol, 75.00"
On the next pay roster, May 12 July 31, 1864, it shows that he was located at Stony Creek Station, Va.

Pvt. Davis after serving his country well, was captured in Greenville, S.C. May 23, 1865 and paroled the same day.

Thomas S. Davis was a charter member of the William McIntosh Camp of Confederate Veterans, established about 1898.

Thomas applied for a pension in Georgia in 1897 . He drew his pension until his death in 1905 even though he had to apply each year.

He is buried in the Lovinggood Cemetery east of Elberton in Elbert County.


Information contributed by George Thomas Davis, great grandson of Thomas S. Davis


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