Joshua Davis, Civil War veteran and for many years a resident of Washington, died Saturday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. M. P. Weeler, 1424 W street, from locomotor ataxia at the age of 72.
Mr. Davis was a native of Montgomery county, Md. During the Civil War he served under General
B. T. Johnston in the Baltimore Light Artillery.
For many years after the war he was Financial Secretary of the United Confederate Veterans, Camp 171, of this city, members of which will attend his funeral. Mr. Davis also was well known in musical circles here.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 1 o'clock at Lee's Chapel. Interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery.
- PVT BALTIMORE LT ARTY CSA
- DATE OF DEATH: 01/29/1915
- BURIED AT: SECTION CONF SITE 251A
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