Samuel Emory Davis BIRTH 30 Jul 1852 Warren County, Mississippi, USA DEATH 13 Jun 1854 (aged 1) BURIAL Hollywood Cemetery Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA PLOT Section Lawn Lot A MEMORIAL ID 6662358 ·
The only known likeness of Samuel is a bust, now at Beauvoir, that miraculously survived destruction when Union troops pillaged Davis' belongings in 1863. Joseph E. Davis had hidden the property in the attic of a home near Clinton, Mississippi, but a slave gave away the location, and the Federals ransacked the furniture, letters, and books they discovered. The man left to care for the home managed to save the bust of Samuel by claiming that the image was of one of his own children.
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