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Daniel Butterfield

Date of Birth:      October 31, 1831
Hometown:         Utica, NY
Education:           Union College
Final Wartime Rank:    Major General
Final Peacetime Rank:  Colonel

Date of Death:    July 17, 1901
Place of Death:   Cold Spring, NY
Buried At:           West Point

Major Battles:        Peninsula Campaign, Seven Days, Second Manassas, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Atlanta Campaign

Interesting Fact(s):    Prior to the Civil War, Butterfield worked for his father, who was part owner, of the American Express Company.  Butterfield wrote the bugle call, "Taps," while at Harrison's Landing, in 1862.

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