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 period of the American Civil War. This native of Utica, New York, served with the 14th New York Infantry from 1861 until 1862 and later as a major and colonel with the 117th.[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.