Saturday, February 01, 2014

Samuel Hosea Davidson

Samuel Hosea Davidson.

Birth: Nov. 8, 1843, Salem, Henry County, Iowa.
Death: May 3, 1899, Polk City, Polk County, Iowa.

Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.

Authors note.  To see a picture of him and to learn more about him and his family take this link.

Iowa 2nd., Light Battery Regimental History.

Samuel H. Davidson, Age 18, Residence Able, nativity Indiana.  Enlisted August 14, 1862.  Mustered in September 4, 1862.  Mustered out August 7, 1864, Davenport, Iowa.

Surgical General Office.

Samuel H. Davidson, 2nd., Iowa battery, age 19, years was wounded March 24, 1864, near Memphis, by a bowie knife.  He got "Dry gangrene", in his right hand and on April 13, 1864, his right little finger was amputated.  He recovered rapidly and was returned to duty June 8, 1864.

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