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Catharinus P. Buckingham

Date of Birth:      March 14, 1808
Hometown:         Zanesville, OH
Education:           West Point, 1829
Final Wartime Rank:    Brigadier General
Final Peacetime Rank:  N/A

Date of Death:    August 30, 1888
Place of Death:   Chicago, IL
Buried At:           Zanesville, OH

Major Battles:        Worked in the War Department

Interesting Fact(s):    On November 7, 1862, Buckingham took a late night train, from Washington, DC, to relieve George B. McClellan from command, of the Army of the Potomac.  The same order made Ambrose Burnside commander of the eastern army.

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