★★★ Davidson, Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson Davidson

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Born: 1819

Birthplace: Tennessee

Father: William J. Davidson

Wife: Mary Harbin

Occupation before War:

Merchant and Contractor in Ripley, Mississippi​
Sheriff of Tippah County, Mississippi​
Veteran of Seminole Wars in Florida​

Civil War Career:
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1861: Captain & Assistant Quartermaster, 11th​ Mississippi Infantry​
1861 – 1862: Colonel of 23rd​ Mississippi Infantry Regiment​
1862: Captured during the Battle of Fort Donelson, Tennessee​
1862: Prisoner of War held at Fort Warren Prison, Boston Harbor​

Died: April 29, 1862

Place of Death: Fort Warren Union Prison, Boston Harbor, Massachusetts

Age at time of Death: 42 or 43 years old

Cause of Death: Illness

Burial Place: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia
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