Camp Mary Davis

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Camp Mary Davis was a Confederate army cavalry encampment established in 1861 to serve the Confederacy during the American Civil War. It was located near Tallahassee and most likely in Leon County, Florida, United States.[1] Camp Mary Davis' former location is reportedly at a cemetery at Tharpe and Old Bainbridge roads.

Camp Mary Davis is known to have had these individuals:

  • Captain William M. Footman, 1st Florida Cavalry.
  • James W. Faulkner who enlisted November 25, 1861 born in Jasper County, Georgia
  • Private Thomas Nathaniel Bell who enlisted April 25, 1862 into Company E, 1st Florida Cavalry.
  • Thomas J. Shine of Tallahassee re-enlisted on November 25, 1861 in Company F, 1st Florida Cavalry. Shine married Martha Virginia Eppes, daughter of Francis Eppes, Tallahassee's first mayor and grandson of Thomas Jefferson.[2]
  • John William Crichton, Company K, 1st Florida Cavalry, who mustered in at age 15. He was the son of the former Mayor of Tampa, Dr. John Pritchard Crichton.

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