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Abner Doubleday

Date of Birth:      June 26, 1819
Hometown:         Ballston Spa, NY
Education:           West Point, 1842
Final Wartime Rank:    Major General
Final Peacetime Rank:  Colonel

Date of Death:    January 26, 1893
Place of Death:   Mendham, NJ
Buried At:           Mendham, NJ

Major Battles:        Second Manassas, Antietam Campaign, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg

Interesting Fact(s):    Doubleday was the grandson of a veteran of the Revolutionary War, and had two brothers that were colonels in the Civil War.  Often cited as the founder of baseball, Doubleday had no connection with the game.

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