Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Samuel B. Davis

Samuel B. Davis was the First Surgeon. He took high position and his ability was- promptly recognized by his professional associates. He was early detached as Medical Director of the Brigade and Division, and was appointed Surgeon of Volunteers on February 19, 1863, and was honorably mustered out on October 17, 1865.

He resigned from the Regiment on March 1, 1863. He afterward resided in New Mexico and died there.

SOURCE: William W. Belknap, History of the Fifteenth Regiment Iowa Veteran Volunteer Infantry, p. 43

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