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Benjamin F. Butler

Date of Birth:      November 5, 1818
Hometown:         Deerfield, NH
Education:           Colby College
Final Wartime Rank:    Major General
Final Peacetime Rank:  N/A

Date of Death:    January 11, 1893
Place of Death:   Washington, DC
Buried At:           Lowell, MA

Major Battles:        Big Bethel Church, Hatteras Inlet, Bermuda Hundred

Interesting Fact(s):    After the fall, of New Orleans, Butler was installed as the Military Governor, of Louisiana.  Due to his penchant for confiscating personally property, he received the derogatory nickname, "Spoons."

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