Historical Rosters Database
James Lucius DavisRoster ID 2685
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1866|
|Biography & Genealogy:||James Lucius Davis, Jr., Class of 1866: Born- unknown. Matriculated from Richmond, Virginia. At VMI 5 months. Military Record: enlisted on May 13, 1862 at Richmond into Company E, 10th Virginia Cavalry; elected Lieutenant that day; resigned effective Nov. 15, 1862 to enter VMI; arrived at VMI on Nov. 6, 1862 until dropped from going Absent Without Leave (AWOL) on July 20, 1863; enlisted again on Oct. 1, 1863 at Raccoon Ford for war as Private, Company A, 10th Virginia Cavalry; Mortally Wounded in Action (face, neck) on June 24, 1864 at St. Mary's Church. Died- June 24, 1864 before reaching hospital (some records indicate date of death as June 26).|