C.H. Davis, was born in Penobscot County, Me., in 1839; moved to Mass. in1852 and went to sea as a cabin boy. At the breaking out of the war in 1861 he enlisted in the navy in Com. Farragut’s fleet; was transferred to Com. Dahlgren’s fleet in 1864. He left the navy at the close of the war and in 1866 moved to Council Bluffs, Ia., and was engaged as engineer on the Missouri River, until coming to Missouri Valley; is here employed by the S.C. & P.R.R. company.