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Abner Doubleday
Birth: Jun. 26, 1819
Ballston Spa
Saratoga County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 1893
Morris County
New Jersey, USA

Civil War Union Major General. Known more for the myth that he invented Modern Baseball than for his accomplishments as a Union General. He took over the I Corps at Gettysburg after Gen. John Reynolds was killed, and held the Federal left during much of the first day of battle. Although his troops were eventually pushed back to Cemetery Hill in retreat, he held the Confederates off long enough to allow substantial amounts of the Union Army come on the scene of the battle and take strong defensive positions. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
Family links: 
  Ulysses Freeman Doubleday (1792 - 1866)
  Hester Donnelly Doubleday (1798 - 1859)
  Mary H Hewitt Doubleday (1823 - 1907)*
  Thomas Donnelly Doubleday (1816 - 1864)*
  Abner Doubleday (1819 - 1893)
  Amanda Doubleday Eddy (1823 - 1892)*
  Ulysses Doubleday (1824 - 1893)*
  Jane Ann Doubleday (1830 - 1843)*
*Calculated relationship
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1, Grave 61
GPS (lat/lon): 38.8802, -77.07482
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Mar 21, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 4830
Abner Doubleday
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Abner Doubleday
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- Jerry Fair
 Added: Feb. 14, 2016
General thank you for your service to the Union during our American Civil War as well as taking command of 1st Army Corps even if it was but temporary mid morning on the first day at Gettysburg. Rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jan. 26, 2016

- Linda ♥
 Added: Jan. 26, 2016
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