David Daley Manship. Call number Z/1129.000 MDAH Collection.

David Daley Manship (born 12/30/1844, died 6/14/1907), named for Adaline Manship’s father, was known as “Dave” by friends and family.  David enlisted as soon as he was of age and served with Company K, Woods Regiment, Confederate Cavalry.  He was wounded and captured near Washington, Mississippi, June 25, 1864 and taken prisoner.  After the Civil War, David moved to McComb and was employed as an engineer on the Illinois Central Railroad.  In 1874, David married Lucretia Martin at Love’s Station, Mississippi.  They adopted a daughter Kate, born in 1885, but had no other children.