Abner Doubleday

Abner Doubleday (HM9WR)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 49.982', W 77° 15.045'

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Major General U.S.V.

— 1819 - 1893 —

Commanded First Corps Army
of the Potomac at Gettysburg
July 1, 1863

Cadet U.S.M.A. Sept. 1, 1838. Brevet Second Lieut. Third U.S. Artillery July 1, 1842. Second Lieut. First Artillery Feb. 24, 1845. First Lieut. March 3, 1847. Captain March 3, 1855. Major Seventeenth Infantry May 14, 1861. Lieut. Colonel Seventeenth Infantry Sept. 20, 1863. Colonel Thirty-Fifth Infantry Sept. 15, 1867. Unassigned March 15, 1869, Assigned to Twenty-Fourth Infantry Dec 15, 1870. Retired Dec. 11, 1873.

Brigadier-General U.S.V. Feb. 3, 1862. Major-General Nov. 29, 1862. Honorably mustered out of volunteer service August 24, 1865.

Commanding Second Brigade, First Division, Third Corps (McDowell's) at Manassas (1862). First Division, First Corps at South Mountain, Antietam, and Fredericksburg. And Third Division, First Corps at Chancellorsville.

Brevetted Lieut.-Colonel U.S.A. Sept. 17, 1862 "for gallant and meritorious service at the battle of Antietam, Md." Colonel U.S.A. July 2, 1863 "for gallant and meritorious services at the battle of Gettysburg, Pa."

Brevetted Brigadier-General and Major-General U.S.A. March 13, 1865, "for gallant and meritorious services during the war."
HM NumberHM9WR
Year Placed1917
Placed ByState of New York
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 6:35am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307400 N 4411649
Decimal Degrees39.83303333, -77.25075000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.982', W 77° 15.045'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 58.92" N, 77° 15' 2.70" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 72-198 Reynolds Ave S, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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