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James H. Ledlie

Date of Birth:      April 14, 1832
Hometown:         Utica, NY
Education:           Union College
Final Wartime Rank:    Brigadier General
Final Peacetime Rank:  N/A

Date of Death:     August 15, 1882
Place of Death:    Staten Island, NY
Buried At:            Utica, NY

Major Battles:        Burnside's Carolina Coast Campaign, Overland Campaign, Siege of Petersburg

Interesting Fact(s):    Ledlie is most well known, for huddling in a "bomb proof" during Ambrose Burnside's poorly executed Battle of the Crater, at Petersburg.  It was said that he was intoxicated, and he was virtually cashiered out of the army.

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