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Abner Doubleday
Birth: Jun. 26, 1819
Ballston Spa
Saratoga County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 1893
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) 
 
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 Parents:
  Ulysses Freeman Doubleday (1792 - 1866)
  Hester Donnelly Doubleday (1798 - 1859)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary H Hewitt Doubleday (1823 - 1907)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Donnelly Doubleday (1816 - 1864)*
  Abner Doubleday (1819 - 1893)
  Ulysses Doubleday (1824 - 1893)*
  Jane Ann Doubleday (1830 - 1843)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1, Grave 61
GPS (lat/lon): 38.8802, -77.07482
 
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Record added: Mar 21, 1999
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Abner Doubleday
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Abner Doubleday
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Abner Doubleday
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Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Mar. 8, 2014

- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: Feb. 17, 2014

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