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Cdv of Union Cavalry General Henry E. Davies
Beautiful cdv of cavalry General Henry E. Davies.
Image is in beautiful condition and has an Anthony, NY b/m.

See his biography below.

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Davies, Henry E., major-general, was born in New York city, July 2, 1836, was educated at Harvard and Williams colleges, and at Columbia, in which he was graduated, and in the same year, 1857, he was admitted to the bar. He entered the volunteer service in April, 1861, as captain in the 5th N. Y. regiment, was made major of the 2nd N. Y. cavalry in July of that year, and served in the cavalry corps Army of the Potomac, as colonel and brigadier-general, having command of a division at the close of the war. He was brevetted major- general of volunteers, Oct. 1, 1864 having been promoted brigadier-general, Sept. 16, 1863, and was given the full rank of major-general of volunteers, May 4, 1865. He served with distinction throughout the war, and resigned from the service Jan. 1, 1866. He commanded the middle district of Alabama during the reconstruction, 1865, until he resigned. He was public administrator, after the war, in New York city, 1866-69, assistant U. S. district attorney, 1870-72, and thereafter refused public office in order that he might devote himself to the practice of law. He died in Middleboro, Mass., Sept. 6, 1894.

Source: The Union Army, vol. 8