Register of Officers of the Confederate States Navy, 1861--1865 Page: 46
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Born in District of Columbia. Appointed from Virginia. Formerly
lieutenant, U. S. Navy. First lieutenant, June 10, 1861. First lieuten-
ant, October 23, 1862, to rank from October 2, 1862. First lieutenant
Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864, to rank from January 6, 1864. Com-
mander Provisional Navy, June 10, 1864. "Promoted for gallant and
meritorious conduct in command of the torpedo boat Squib in passing
through the enemy's fleet off Newport News on the night of April 9, 1864,
and attacking the steam frigate Minnesota."
Served at Gosport Navy Yard, 1861. C. S. S. Patrick Henry, 1861. C. S. S.
Virginia (Merrimack); participated in battle of Hampton Roads, Va.,
March 8-9, 1862. Superintended submarine batteries, James River, 1862.
Commanding C. S. gunboat Teaser, and C. S. S. Torpedo, James River
Squadron, 1862-1864. Special service abroad, 1864. Commanding
steamer City of Richmond, 1864-65.
Davidson, Wilbur S.
Born in . Appointed from . Midshipman Provisional Navy,
June 2, 1864.
Served on C. S. steamers Patrick Henry and Virginia (No. 2), James River
Squadron, 1864-65. Semmes naval brigade, 1865; paroled at Greensboro.
N. C., April 28, 1865.
Davies, Thomas W. W.
Born in Alabama. Appointed from Alabama. Lieutenant for the war,
March 18, 1862. First lieutenant Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864, to
rank from January 6, 1864.
Served on Charleston station, 1863. C. S. S. Patrick Henry, 1863-64.
C. S. S. Virginia (No. 2), James River Squadron, 1864. Mobile sta-
tion, 1864. Selma, Ala., 1864-65.
Davis, 'Edward D.
Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland. Served as an ordinary
seaman, and "especially distinguished himself in the capture of the
U. S. S. Water Witch, June 3, 1864." Acting master's mate, July 19,
Served on C. S. ironclad Georgia and C. S. S. Sampson, Savannah Squad-
Davis, H. E.
Born in . Appointed from . Acting master's mate,
Died September 14, 1862.
Served on C. S. schooner Alert, 1862.
Davis, John R.
Born in . Appointed from . Acting assistant paymaster,
Served on C. S. S. Florida, 1863.
Davis, John T.
Born in . Appointed from . Acting master's mate, August
19, 1861. Acting gunner, September 6, 1861. Acting master, February
5, 1862. Appointment revoked June 30, 1862.
Served on New Orleans station; C. S. S. Ivy, 1861, and C. S. S. Maurepas,
1862. Commended by commanding officer for conduct at St. Charles,
Arkansas, June 17, 1862.
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