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,
Source: The Union Army, vol. 8