THIS BOOK CONTAINS THE NAMES OF CO D 1ST GA CONFEDERATE CAVALRY AND IS SACRED TO J. DAVITTE WHO WAS A MEMBER OF SAID COMPANY DURING THE CIVIL WAR. INTERESTINGLY, JACOB'S BROTHER SAMUEL. WAS A COLONEL IN THE SAME REGIMENT. AND LEAD THEM IN BATTLE.
JACOB LIKELY WROTE THIS AFTER THE. THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE LEDGER. DATE IT IN THE LATE 1870S. ALSO FOUND IN THE LEDGER IS A PRE CIVIL WAR ONE DOLLAR BILL FROM THE BANK OF FAYETTEVILLE, NC IN VERY WORN SHAPE, LIKELY A MEMENTO KEPT BY DAVITTE AT SOME POINT IN THE WAR; IT LOOKS LIKE HIS REGIMENT SURRENDED OUTSIDE FAYETTEVILLE ABOUT ONE HOUR AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE WAR, POSSIBLY INDICATING THE REASON OF THIS BILL?
LEDGER IS BOUND IN MARBLED PAPER OVER OBLONG BOARDS AND A FABRIC SPINE, WITH ONLY 12 PAGES USED. IT MEASURES 9.5" X 3.75". A FANTASTIC PIECE OF CONFEDERATE HISTORY. Aragon, Polk County, Georgia, USA.23 Feb 1914 (aged 69). Jacob was the son of John Citon Davitte and Ann J. He married Sarah Susan Burge the daughter of William Twitty Burge and Rachel Mildred Smith. The home he built right after the CW is still standing in Aragon. He also built the 1st (and only) round house built entirely of Rockmart Cement.
The house has 2 floors both identical, each floor is broken into 4 rooms with an outside entrance for each room and a fireplace in each room. There is a central chimney. Each room has it's own window to obtain the cross winds. It was built because Jacob had asthma and he believed that the fresh air was good for him. He and his brother, Samuel William Davitte both fought in the CW.
Samuel was a Colonel and leader of the 1st GA CAV, Co. Samuel was born in 1831 in South Carolina. As of now there is no record of when he died. He is interred in the Davitte Cemetery.
List of Davitte's born/buried in Georgia Cemeteries. The following information came from the book Polk County, Georgia Cemeteries. > "in the corners of forever" by Ralph Ayers (Ralph & Jane Ayers, 1986).
> James B Crabb b 3 Dec 1842 d 10 Oct. > Mary P Crabb b 30 Dec. 1849 d 21 May 1891. > Jimmie Soletia Crabb d/o J B & M P Crabb 5 Oct 1882 - 17 Nov. > S J Crabb 1816 - 1887.
> Malvenia Crabb 1821 - 1887. > Lou Emma Crabb 1859 - 1881.
> F M Crabb 1841 - 1893. > C W Crabb Jan 11, 1869 - July 27, 1917. > Sarah R Crabb June 15, 1847 - Oct.> Elizabeth May Crabb Oct. 5, 1854 - May 12, 1930. Crabb May 15, 1845 - June 3, 1918. > W J Shiflett - 1860 - 1946. > Martha O Crabb w/o W S Shiflett - Feb.
9, 1853 - Jan 19, 1893. > Hettie Shiflett - Sept. > Carey Shiflett - July 24, 1890 - Oct. > (Martha, Hettie & Carey on same stone). > Miss Mary Shiflett - March 9, 1870 - Feb.> W S Shiflett - 1849 - 1919. > Christine Shiflett - 1929 - 1929. > J W Shiflett - 1885 - 1947. > Ada B Shiflett - 1886 - 1925. > Murray Shiflett - 1906 - 1966.
> Martha Shiflett - 1910. > (Murray & Martha on same stone). > Diris Shiflett - 1933 - 1963. > Bert Shiflett (Father) - Nov. > Lenora Shiflett (Mother) - Jan 5, 1886 - Feb.
> Tabitha w/o T J Crabb 1868 - 1914. > Thomas Jackson Crabb May 13, 1849 - Feb. > Ruth Crabb Dec 7, 1899 - April 17, 1931.
> Miss Emma H Crabb Oct 5, 1889 - Nov. > John Samuel Davitte Feb.
4, 1876 - June 14, 1901. > (Erected in loving memory by his parents J S & S S Davitte). > Maude Gertrude Davitte Sep. > George Samuel Davitte Jan. 2, 1881 - March 8, 1953.> Annie Williamson Davitte Sept. 22, 1883 - July 21, 1952. > (George & Annie Davitte on same stone). John C Davitte - Age 74 years - Feb 27, 1867.
Moved from Edgefield, SC to Cherokee County, GA in 1831. Erected in Loving Memory by their Sons, J. Ann J Davitte - Age 68 Years - May 15, 1875. Samuel W Davitte 1st GA Calvary CSA. > F Alice Woodruff d/o W W & E W Woodruff d Oct.
> 3 years 7 months 4 days. > John C - s/o J V & M A Davitte - Nov. > Cora A - d/o J V & M A Davitte - April 6, 1870 - Oct. > Paul - s/o J V & M A Davitte - April 3, 1878 - June 27, 1878. > Beaulah - d/o J V & M A Davitte - June 5, 1879 - July 16, 1879.
> Anne - w/o J V Davitte - Feb 3, 1846 - Sep. > Mary Eliot - d/o M&M J V Davitte d Dec. > LQC Thompson - Feb. 16, 1823 - May 27, 1901. > LQC Thompson - Jan.> James Walter - s/o LQC & MG Thompson. 18, 1876 - Sept 18, 1878. > James E - s/o William & M A Thompson - May 31, 1843 - May 5, 1864.
> Co A 4th Texas Reg. > Troupie E Thompson - June 1, 1857 - April 17, 1906. > Thomas J Thompson - Dec. > Infants of M&M T J Thompson.> B&D April 18, 1869. > B&D May 6, 1853. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
May 28, 1862April 26, 1865. The 1st Georgia Cavalry Regiment was a cavalry.In the Confederate States Army. During the American Civil War.
It fought from 1862 to 1865 and mostly served in the Army of Tennessee. The 1st Georgia Cavalry assembled at Rome, Georgia. In late 1861 and was mustered into the Confederate States Army. Sent to Tennessee it served in the Department of East Tennessee until assigned to the Army of Tennessee.For the duration of the war it switch between these two for numerous times; the only change being a stint with the Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida in early 1865 before returning to the AoT. It was surrendered as part of this army at Bennett Place in North Carolina on April 26, 1865; fielding less than 50 men. CONFEDERATE ROLL OF 1ST GA CAVALRY, CO D. Brown, Ceberne Bryent, James Callaway, O. Carroll, James Carruth, William H. Carter, Joseph Carter, James Cathcart, L. Cone, Robert Cooner, James Cooper, O. Grogan, William Hedgepath, Joseph H. Hix, Charles Holoman, Seaborn House, H.
Jones, Wiley Jones, Robert J. Kirk, Edwin Parks Lankford, H. Lewis, Calvin Little, John C. Looney, Allen Manning, James M.
Manning, Robert Matthews, William C. Moore, Isaac Morgan, Tilmon Morgan, William A. Newborn, Jesse New, Jesse J.
Rakestraw, Leroy Rakestraw, Ivey Rakestraw, William Rakestraw Jr. Sanders, Jesse Shipp, Richard Shipp, William Shipp, J.
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