★ ★  Davies, Henry Eugene

Henry Eugene Davies

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Born: July 2, 1836

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Father: Judge Henry Ebenezer Davies 1805 – 1881
(Buried: Saint Luke’s Church Cemetery, Beacon, New York)​

Mother: Rebecca Waldo Tappan 1812 – 1884
(Buried: Saint Luke’s Church Cemetery, Beacon, New York)​

Wife: Julia Rich

Married: August 10, 1858 on Fishkill-on-Hudson, New York

Children:

Henry Eugene​

Education:

Attended Harvard College​
Attended Williams College​
Attended Columbia College​

Occupation before War:

Attorney in New York​

Civil War Career:

1861: Captain in 5th New York Infantry Regiment​
1861: Served in the Battle of Big Bethel, Virginia​
1861 – 1862: Major of 2nd New York Cavalry Regiment​
1862: Served in the Virginia Peninsula Campaign​
1862: Served in the Second Battle of Bull Run, Virginia​
1862 – 1863: Lt. Colonel of 2nd New York Cavalry Regiment​
1863: Colonel of 2nd New York Cavalry Regiment​
1863: Served in the Battle of Brandy Station, Virginia​
1863: Served in the Battle of Aldie, Virginia​
1863: Stationed at Westminster, Maryland during Battle of Gettysburg​
1863 – 1865: Brigadier General of Union Army Volunteers​
1863: Served in the Bristoe Campaign in Virginia​
1864: His Rank of Brigadier General not confirmed until April 1st
1864: Served under Sheridan in raids near Richmond, Virginia​
1864: Served in the Battle of Trevilian Station, Virginia​
1864: Served in the Battle of Haw’s Shop in Virginia​
1864: Served in the Siege of Petersburg, Virginia​
1864: Served in the Battle of Vaughan Road, Virginia​
1864: Participated in the raids on the Weldon Railroad​
1865: Wounded during the Battle of Hatcher’s Run, Virginia​
1865: Served in the Battle of Dinwiddie Court House, Virginia​
1865: Served in the Battle of Amelia Springs, Virginia​
1865: Promoted to the rank of Major General​
1866: Resigned from Union Army on January 1st
1866: Confirmation as Major General by U.S. Senator on Feb. 23rd

Occupation after War:

Prominent Attorney in New York​
1866 – 1869: Public Administrator of New York City, New York​
1870 – 1873: U.S. Assistant District Attorney Southern New York​
1871: Author of Ten Days on the Plains
Attorney in Beacon, New York​

Died: September 7, 1894

Place of Death: While visiting friends in Middleborough, Massachusetts

Cause of Death: Sudden hemorrhage of the lungs

Age at time of Death:
58 years old

Burial Place: Saint Luke’s Church Cemetery, Beacon, New York
 
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