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Claudius V. H. Davis, Adjutant, 22nd Mississippi Infantry, killed near Peach Tree Creek, Ga., July 20, 1864

Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Mississippi

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Report of Mac. Martin A. Oatis, Twenty-second Mississippi Infantry,
of operations July 20.

HDQRS. TWENTY-SECOND MISSISSIPPI REGIMENT,
Lovejoy's Station, Ga., September 12, 186

. . . . . . . I would respectfully recommend to the favorable consideration of
the brigadier-general commanding Ensign Michael Meager, Private
J. T. Longino, Company A, and Sergt. Harrison Bailey, Company
B, all of whom fell wounded while bravely bearing on the colors of
the regiment. Adjt. C. V. H. Davis was killed with the colors in
his hands encouraging his men to action. All who knew Adjutant
Davis will mourn his death. After the fall of Adjutant Davis the
colors were borne by Lieut. Lea, Company E.

Respectfully submitted.

M. A. OATIS,
Maj., Comdg. Twenty-second Mississippi Regt.

Source: Official Records
PAGE 886-74 THE ATLANTA CAMPAIGN. [CHAP. L.
[Series I. Vol. 38. Part III, Reports. Serial No. 74.]

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