Rufus Daggett

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Rufus Daggett (1903)

Rufus Daggett (October 6, 1838 – February 9, 1912) was an American Union brevet brigadier general during the American Civil War. A native of Utica, New York, Daggett served with the 14th New York Infantry from 1861 until 1862 and later as major and colonel of the 117th New York Volunteer Infantry.[1]

He received his appointment as brevet brigadier general dated to January 15, 1865.[2] After the war, he ran a clothing business and later a hardware store. In 1900, he returned to Utica and in 1900 was appointed postmaster. He had been a Republican.[3]

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  1. ^ Kathy Last. "Rufus Daggett". Retrieved 2012-04-30. 
  2. ^ The Photographic History of the Civil War: Three Volumes in One. New York: Random House Value Publishing, Inc. 1983. p. 308. 0-517-20155-0. 
  3. ^ "Rufus Daggett 1833–1912 (Obituary from the Utica Saturday Globe)". Retrieved 2012-04-30.