War Between the States

Medal of Honor Recipient

Wounded twice during the Civil War

1865 Autograph Document Signed Twice


(1839-1926) George E. Davis, served in the 1st Vermont Infantry, a 3 months regiment, April 19, 1861 to August 15, 1861, then re-enlisted in the 10th Vermont Infantry, serving from July 31, 1862, to June 22, 1865. He was wounded in the battle of Winchester, Va., Sept. 19, 1864 and at Cedar Creek, Oct. 19, 1864. He received the MEDAL OF HONOR for distinguished conduct in the battle of Monocacy, Maryland, July 9, 1864, when in command of a small force, he held the approaches to two bridges against repeated assaults of superior numbers thereby materially delaying Early's advance on Washington.

1865 Autograph Document Signed Twice:

7 1/2 x 12 1/4, in ink. Signed once in the text of the document, and again at the closing of this Final Statement, for Private William Dimick, Co. D, 10th Vermont Infantry.

I certify on honor, that William Dimick, a Private of Captain Geo. E. Davis, Company (D) of the 10th Regiment of Vermont Infantry Volunteers of the State of Vermont, born in Ferrisburgh, State of Vermont- aged 18 years, 5 feet 10 inches high, light complexion, blue eyes, sandy hair, and by occupation a farmer, having joined the company on its original organization at Burlington, Vermont, and enrolled in it at the muster into the Service of the United States at Brattleboro, Vermont, on the first day of September 1862, to serve in the Regiment for the term of three years unless sooner discharged and having served honestly and faithfully with his company in Maryland & Virginia to the present date, is now entitled to a discharge by reason of having enlisted June 16/65 in the Regular Army per General Order No. 99, War Dept. A.G.O., May 28, 1865. The said William Dimick was last paid by Paymaster Maj. H.S. Goddard to include the 31st day of December 1864, and has pay due him from that time to the present date, he is entitled to pay and subsistence for traveling to place of enlistment and whatever other allowances are authorized to Volunteer Soldiers, drafted men, or Militia so discharged. He has received from the United States clothing amounting to Seventy two 97/100 Dollars since the 31st day of August 1864, when his clothing account was last settled. He has received from the United States, Twenty five Dollars (25) advanced Bounty- Bounty due $75.00. Given in Triplicate at Camp near Washington, D.C. this 16th day of June 1865.

Geo. E. Davis
Capt. Comdg. Co. D, 10th Vt. Infty.

Light wear. Very fine and neatly written.

William Dimick, enlisted on July 18, 1862, as a private, and mustered into Co. D, 10th Vermont Infantry. He was discharged on June 16, 1865, to join the Regular U.S. Army.

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