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Charles H. Davis certificate

 Collection — Folder: OB080
Identifier: OB080

Scope and Contents

This collection includes Charles H. Davis's certificate of appointment to the rank of sergeant in Company A, 19th Indiana Regiment signed by Col. Solomon Meredith at the head quarters of the regiment at Fort Craig, Virginia on October 14, 1861. The certificate is also signed by Adjutant of the Regiment John P. Wood.


  • 1861/10/14


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical / Historical

Charles H. Davis was born in May 1839 to John and Anne Davis. He mustered into Company A, 19th Indiana Regiment on July 29, 1861 at Indianapolis. He was promoted to sergeant on October 14, 1861, but mustered out of service on July 28, 1864 as a private. He passed away at the age of 30 on December 15, 1869.

Sources: "Charles H. Davis." Memorial ID 29376428. Accessed January 8, 2019.

Indiana Adjutant General's Office and William H.H. Terrell. Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, Volume IV, 1861-1865. Indianapolis: Samuel M. Douglas, State Printer, 1866.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection contains one certificate.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from the Indiana State Museum.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2019/01/08 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2019/01/08 by Laura Eliason.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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