CSA Records of John D. Davis

Submitted by Richard Davis  27 Sep 1999



          651

         DAVIS, JOHN D.
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   3 Co. G, 59 VIRGINA INF'Y
(2d Regt. of Inf., Wise Legion.)
      (CONFEDERATE)
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    PRIVATE    PRIVATE
        CARD NUMBERS
1. 51705690     18.
2.     5750         19.
3.     5819         20.
4.     5887         21.
5. 44363731         22.
6.                  23.
7.                  24.
8.                  25.
9.                  26.
10.                 27.
11.                 28.
12.                 29.
13.                 30.
14.                 31.
15.                 32.
16.                 33.
17.                 34.
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Number of medical cards herein 0
Number of personal papers herein 0
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Book Mark:
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See Also
                    8-2566
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CARD #1
       (CONFEDERATE)
    D   59  Va.
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       JNO. D. DAVIS
PVT, (3d) Co. G, 59th Reg't Va. Infantry.*
Appears on
    Company Muster Roll
of the organization named above,
    for JAN & FEB, 1865
    DATED FEB. 28, 1865
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Enlisted:
When        18 AUG, 1864
Where       PETERSBURG
By Whom     MAJ MOSBY
Period      WAR
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Last paid:
By Whom     Never Paid
To what time______________________, 186_.
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Present or absent   ABSENT
Remarks:  Absent without leave since 28 Jany 1865
*This company was formerly Company C, 2d Battalion
North Carolina Infantry. It was transferred to this
regiment by O. No. 268, A. & I. G. O., dated November
15, 1862.
The 59th Regiment Virginia Infantry (also known as the
2d Regiment of Infantry, Wise Legion,) was organized in
August, 1861. Prior to its reorganization, November 1, 1862,
may changes were made in the companies of which the
regiment was composed.
Book mark:_______________________________
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                J. B. Hyatt
                    Copyist.
(642)
            1670
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CARD #2
       (CONFEDERATE)
    D   59  Va.
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       JNO. D. DAVIS
PVT, (3d) Co. G, 59th Reg't Va. Infantry.*
Appears on
    Company Muster Roll
of the organization named above,
    for NOV & DEC, 1864
    DATED DEC 31, 1864
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Enlisted:
When        18 AUG, 1864
Where       PETERSBURG
By Whom     MAJ MOSBY
Period      WAR
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Last paid:
By Whom     Never Paid
To what time______________________, 186_.
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Present or absent   ABSENT
Remarks:  On 60 days sick furlough since 28 Nov 64
*This company was formerly Company C, 2d Battalion
North Carolina Infantry. It was transferred to this
regiment by O. No. 268, A. & I. G. O., dated November
15, 1862.
The 59th Regiment Virginia Infantry (also known as the
2d Regiment of Infantry, Wise Legion,) was organized in
August, 1861. Prior to its reorganization, November 1, 1862,
may changes were made in the companies of which the
regiment was composed.
Book mark:_______________________________
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                J. B. Hyatt
                    Copyist.
(642)
            1670
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CARD #3
           (CONFEDERATE)
    D   59  Va.
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       JNO. D. DAVIS
PVT, (3d) Co. G, 59th Reg't Va. Infantry.*
Appears on
    Company Muster Roll
of the organization named above,
    for JUNE 3d TO OCT 31, 1864
    DATED OCT 31, 1864
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Enlisted:
When        18 AUG, 1864
Where       PETERSBURG
By Whom     MAJ MOSBY
Period      WAR
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Last paid:
By Whom     Never Paid
To what time______________________, 186_.
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Present or absent X
Remarks:  Sick at Division Hospital since 26 Oct 64
*This company was formerly Company C, 2d Battalion
North Carolina Infantry. It was transferred to this
regiment by O. No. 268, A. & I. G. O., dated November
15, 1862.
The 59th Regiment Virginia Infantry (also known as the
2d Regiment of Infantry, Wise Legion,) was organized in
August, 1861. Prior to its reorganization, November 1, 1862,
may changes were made in the companies of which the
regiment was composed.
Book mark:_______________________________
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                J. B. Hyatt
                    Copyist.
(642)
            1670
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CARD #4
           (CONFEDERATE)
    D   59  Va.
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       JOHN DAVIS
PVT, (3d) Co. G, 59th Reg't Va. Infantry.*
Appears on
   Company Muster Roll
of the organization named above,
    for APR 30 to AUG 31, 1864
    NOT DATED
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Enlisted:
When        18 AUG, 1864
Where       PETERSBURG
By Whom     MAJ MOSBY
Period      WAR
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Last paid:
By Whom     Never Paid
To what time______________________, 186_.
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Present or absent   PRESENT
Remarks:  Enlisted in Co as recruit
*This company was formerly Company C, 2d Battalion
North Carolina Infantry. It was transferred to this
regiment by O. No. 268, A. & I. G. O., dated November
15, 1862.
The 59th Regiment Virginia Infantry (also known as the
2d Regiment of Infantry, Wise Legion,) was organized in
August, 1861. Prior to its reorganization, November 1, 1862,
may changes were made in the companies of which the
regiment was composed.
Book mark:_______________________________
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                J. B. Hyatt
                    Copyist.
(642)
            1670
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CARD #5
       (CONFEDERATE)
  D     59        Va.
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        J. D. Davis
  Prv. Co. G. 59-Regt. Va
Appears on a List of soldiers (transferred, furloughed, &c.,)
to whom passports were issued in Chimboraso Hospital
at Richmond, Va., during the week ending NOV. 30, 1864.
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Date        Nov. 28, 1864
Town        Wolf Trap
County
State       Va.
Remarks:
Book mark:
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            J. Cary
                Copyist.
(652)       2571
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CARD #6
    (CONFEDERATE)
   D         59       Va.
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    J. D. Davis
   PVT. Co. G, 59 Rgt., Va.
Appears on a Register of Payments on Descriptive Lists.
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Period of Service:
From    20 Aug, 1864
To  31 Oct, 1864
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When Paid   29 Nov, 1864
By Whom Paid    J. F. West
Amount      $43.20
Remarks:
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Confed. Arch, Chap. 5, File No. 79, page 139
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            G. C. West
                Copyist
(635)           5811
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CARD #7
    (CONFEDERATE)
     D        59      Va.
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         J. D. Davis
PRVT, Co. G, 59 Virginia Regiment.
Appears on a
         LIST
of Prisoners of War, belonging to the Army of
Northern Virginia, who have been this day surrendered
by General Robert E. Lee, C.S.A. commanding said Army,
to Lieut. Genl. U. S. Grant, commanding Armies of the
United States.
Paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia
        April 9, 1865.
List dated Hd. Qrs. Johnson's Div., April 10, 1865
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Remarks:

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Number of roll:
336
                G. M. Rowe
                    Copyist
(652)
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PAY VOUCHER
The Confederate States, Dr.
            To J. D. Davis
Private Co. G 59th Va. Reg't            C. S. Army.
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For Monthly Pay, from AUG 20, 1864 to OCT. 31, 1864,
    being 2 months, 12 days at $18.00 per month,    $43.20
    Deduct due
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                            $43.20
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I certify that I have endorsed this payment on J. D. DAVIS Descriptive
Roll.
                        JAMES F. WEST
                        CAPT. & AQM
Received, RICHMOND this 29 day of NOVM, 1864 from CAPT JAMES F. WEST,
AQM, Quartermaster C.S. Army, the sum of FORTY THREE 20/100 Dollars,
being the amount, and in full of the above account,
                          his
                    J. D. (X) Davis
                          mark
Witness, T. J. WEST, JR.
                [Signed Duplicates]
                        Richmond, Nov. 29th, 1864
Personally appeared before me, AFST QUARTERMASTER, PRIVATE J. D. DAVIS,
Co G 59 Reg't Va. Vols., and made oath that he is without desertion,
roll, or final abatement, which it is impossible to obtain from his
commanding officer, for the reason that his company is not IN THE FIELD
that the above account amounting to FORTY THREE 20/100 Dollars, is
correct, that he is not in debt to the Confederate States, and that he
will present a statement of this payment to his commanding officer.
                    JAMES F. WEST
                    CAPT. & AQM