Benjamin Posey Davis 1829 -1863 Confederate Soldier did he die in the War?

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The record's of his family are confusing,  it looks like he had numerous wife's was he just married to Mary Ann "Polly" Hooper and only two children,  Thanks
WikiTree profile: Benjamin Davis
in Genealogy Help by Donnie Blackstone G2G6 Pilot (198k points)
He had six siblings so maybe somebody's adding a brother's wife and kids to Ben's.
There's fold3 page for him but I don't get that so maybe post another G2G asking for it?

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OK Donnie...you're all set. I found some more info & posted it to the profile.
by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
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by Eddie King G2G6 Pilot (534k points)
Did he marry Mary Ann "Polly " Hooper I know the Tombstone has them married,  I was just hoping to find something else , Sources,  or pension,  Thanks for helping
I'm still looking! Had to get coffee and cigar!
Mary only wife. No records of any other.
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.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865

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Name Benjamin P Davis
Residence Jackson County, North Carolina
Age at enlistment 32
Enlistment Date 30 May 1861
Rank at enlistment Private
Enlistment Place Jackson County, North Carolina
State Served North Carolina
Survived the War? No
Service Record Enlisted in Company B, North Carolina 25th Infantry Regiment on 30 May 1861.Mustered out on 14 May 1863 at At Home.
Birth Date abt 1829
Sources North Carolina Troops 1861-65, A Roster

 

by Eddie King G2G6 Pilot (534k points)
I don't have a prescription with pro Quist
The "view" is for a Fold3 document. I can't copy it. I don't subscribe to Fold3.
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by Eddie King G2G6 Pilot (534k points)
Edward how do I get a copy of that pension note to add it as image,  Thanks
Since it's in familysearch, click view original in the little right side box, a black screen appears, wait for the image to load, when the picture appears, on the upper right corner, you should see DOWNLOAD. Click that. Wait. It downloads to your Docs(Documents)
Ok Edward King  Thanks
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It appears that he died during the war, but unclear as to cause of death. He died at home, perhaps from illness or wounds:

Name: Benjamin P Davis
Residence: Jackson County, North Carolina
Age at Enlistment: 32
Enlistment Date: 30 May 1861
Rank at enlistment: Private
Enlistment Place: Jackson County, North Carolina
State Served: North Carolina
Survived the War?: No
Service Record: Enlisted in Company B, North Carolina 25th Infantry Regiment on 30 May 1861.Mustered out on 14 May 1863 at At Home.
Birth Date: abt 1829
Sources: North Carolina Troops 1861-65, A Roster

 

Source Information

Historical Data Systems, comp. U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 

by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
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Donnie, If you look at history & casualties reports for the NC 25th Infantry you may find out if he died from wounds or illness.

Here is a link to start your search:

http://nccivilwar.lostsoulsgenealogy.com/rosters/regimentformation.htm
by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
Ok Doug Thanks for this information

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