{⋆★⋆} BG Davis, William George Mackey

William George Mackey Davis

Born: May 9, 1812
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Birth Place: Portsmouth, Virginia

Father: Sailing Master George Davis 1785 – 1817
(Buried: Ott Farm Cemetery, Remington, Virginia)​

Mother: Margaret Mackey Davis 1791 – 1880
(Buried: Ott Farm Cemetery, Remington, Virginia)​

Wife: Mary Elizabeth Mills Davis 1818 – 1887
(Buried: Ott Farm Cemetery, Remington, Virginia)​

Children:

Charles E. Mills Davis 1844 – 1900​
(Buried: Ott Farm Cemetery, Remington, Virginia)​
Bernard M. Davis 1847 – 1880​
(Buried: Greene – Miller Cemetery, Dungeness, Georgia)​
William George Mackey Davis Jr. 1856 – 1926​
(Buried: Old City Cemetery, Tallahassee, Florida)​

Occupation:

Attorney and Cotton Speculator in Apalachicola, Florida​

Civil War Career:

1861: Donated $50,000.00 to the Confederate States Government​
1861 – 1862: Colonel of 1st Florida Cavalry Regiment​
1861: Commander of Provisional forces in Eastern Florida​
1862: 1st​ Brigade of 3rd Division Department of East Tennessee​
1862 – 1863: Brigadier General of Confederate States Army​
1862 – 1863: Commander of the Department of East Tennessee​
1863 – 1865: Blockade Runner of fleets between Wilmington to Nassau​

Occupation after War:

1866: Pardoned by the United States Government​
1866 – 1898: Attorney in Washington, D.C.​

Died:
March 11, 1898

Place of Death: Alexandria, Virginia

Cause of Death: Not Known

Age at time of Death: 85 Years old

Burial Place: Ott Farm Cemetery, Remington, Virginia
 
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