CS Davis, George

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George Davis
Confederate States Attorney General
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Born: March 1, 1820

Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina

Father: Thomas Frederick Davis 1778 – 1846
(Buried: Davis Cemetery, New Hanover, North Carolina)​

Mother: Sarah Isabella Eagles 1784 – 1829

1st Wife: Mary Adelaide Polk Davis 1820 – 1863
(Buried: Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington, North Carolina)​

2nd Wife: Monimia Fairfax Davis 1837 – 1889
(Buried: Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington, North Carolina)​

Children:

Junius Davis 1845 – 1916​
(Buried: Oakdale Cemetery Wilmington North Carolina)​
Mary Adelaide Davis 1848 – 1867​
(Buried: Oakdale Cemetery Wilmington North Carolina)​
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Louis J. Poisson Davis 1853 – 1889​
(Buried: Oakdale Cemetery Wilmington North Carolina)​
Isabelle Eagle Davis Shotter 1856 – 1882​
(Buried: Oakdale Cemetery Wilmington North Carolina)​
Infant Davis 1872 – 1872​
(Buried: Oakdale Cemetery Wilmington North Carolina)​
Mary Fairfax Davis Gouverneur 1874 1956​
(Buried: Oakdale Cemetery Wilmington North Carolina)​
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Monimia Cary Davis MacRae 1876 – 1954​
(Buried: Oakdale Cemetery Wilmington North Carolina)​

Education:

1838: Graduated from University of North Carolina (Valedictorian)​

Occupation before War:

General Counsel of Wilmington and Weldon Railroad Company​

Civil War Career:

1861: North Carolina Delegate to Washington, D.C. Peace Conference​
1861 – 1862: North Carolina Delegate Confederate Provisional Congress​
1862 – 1864: Confederate States Senator from North Carolina
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1864 – 1865: Confederate States Attorney General​
1865 – 1866: Imprisoned at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn, New York​

Occupation after War:

1866 – 1896: Attorney in Wilmington, North Carolina​

Died: February 23, 1896

Place of Death: Wilmington, North Carolina

Age at Death: 75 years old

Burial Place: Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington, North Carolina
 
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He was such a successful attorney after the war that He declined the offer of a seat on the State Supreme Court.
 
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