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Daniel Bidwell
Birth: Aug. 12, 1819
Death: Oct. 19, 1864

Civil War Union Brigadier General. Active in pre-Civil War militia, he was instrumental in organizing Buffalo, New York‘s, first city police force. At the start of the war, he helped to raise the 49th New York Volunteers and was named its Colonel in October 1861. He commanded the 49th New York through in all it's engagments and General Meade personally recommended his promotion to Brigadier General in August 1864. On October 19, 1864, at the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, General Bidwell was mortally wounded in action. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Buffalo
Erie County
New York, USA
Plot: Section H, Lots 34-35-36-37
 
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Record added: May 18, 1999
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