Private Lewis Davie, Company A.



From his obituary

NOTICE: Bolivar Breeze, Nov. 11 1915 (pg. 2); Lewis Sanford Davie, son of James and Sarah Sisson Davie was born may 14 1843, enlisted as a private in Co A, 136th Regt., August 13 1862, mustered into service Sept. 25 1862. Died of diphtheria at Fairfax Va., Oct. 17 1862. Body conveyed home and buried in the Bolivar cemetery. Owing to the condition of the remains it was deemed wise to bury the body as quietly and speedily as possible, much to the disappointment of the community who were eager to testify their honor of the soldier. His body was also brought and left at the home of A. G. Williams, his wife, being Davie's sister

NOTICE: Bolivar Breeze, May 31 1917; Lewis Sanford Davie, born at Bolivar N.Y., Nov. 14 1843, enlisted at Bolivar, a private for three years in Co A, 136th N.Y. infantry august 13 1862, mustered on Sept. 25 1862. Father's name, James Davie, mother's maiden name Sarah a Sism, died of diphtheria at Fairfax (courthouse) Va. Dec. 17 1862. Body was conveyed home and buried in Bolivar cemetery. Bolivar's quota was filled so Joseph S. Davie was credited to the town of Rega, Monroe county N.Y. Chester Davie was credited to the town of Rega N.Y.