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Hasbrouck Davis
Birth: Apr. 23, 1827
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 1870

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A Christian minister and lawyer prior to the war, he was commissioned as a Lieutenant Colonel of the 12th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry in February 1862. He participated in the September 1862 Battle of Harpers Ferry, where he helped the unit escape without losing a single man, despite being surrounded. On February 5, 1864, he was promoted to Colonel. Throughout the rest of the war, he held various commands, including the 2nd and 3rd Brigade Cavalry Divisions in the Department of Mississippi. On March 13, 1865, he was brevetted to Brigadier General of Volunteers "for gallant and meritorious service" and resigned on August 1, 1865. During a tour of Europe following the war, he was a passenger on the "SS Cambria" when it wrecked during a storm off the north west of Ireland, about 10 miles from Donegal. All except one perished. His body was never recovered. A cenotaph exists for him in the Worcester Rural Cemetery, Worcester, Massachusetts. (bio by: Eric B Stone) 
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  Martha W. Stickney Davis (1829 - 1894)*
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Worcester Rural Cemetery *
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section 30, Lot 523 1/2
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