Ulysses Doubleday (general)

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Ulysses Doubleday
Born (1824-08-31)August 31, 1824
Auburn, New York
Died February 11, 1893(1893-02-11) (aged 68)
Tryon, North Carolina
Buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, New York
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch Union Army
Years of service 1862-1865
Rank Union Army colonel rank insignia.png Colonel
Union Army brigadier general rank insignia.svg Brevet Brigadier General
Unit 4th New York Heavy Artillery
3rd U.S.C.T. Infantry
Commands held 45th U.S.C.T. Infantry
Relations Ulysses F. Doubleday (father)
Abner Doubleday (brother)
Thomas D. Doubleday (brother)
Other work banker, broker

Ulysses Doubleday (August 31, 1824 – February 11, 1893) was an American Union brevet brigadier general during the period of the American Civil War. He was the younger brother of the much more famous Civil War general Abner Doubleday and the son of congressman and War of 1812 veteran Ulysses F. Doubleday and Hester Donnelly. He served as a major and commander of the 4th New York Heavy Artillery and on the staff of his brother. He later served with the 3rd United States Colored Troops and as colonel led the 45th United States Colored Troops. [1] He was discharged on September 12, 1865; and received his appointment as brevet brigadier general backdated to March 13, 1865.[2] After the war he was a member of the NY Stock Exchange, the Union League, and the Saint Nicholas Society of NY. He later retired to a large farm in Asheville, NC.


  1. ^ Russ Dodge. "Ulysses Doubleday". Retrieved 2012-04-22. 
  2. ^ The Photographic History of the Civil War: Three Volumes in One. New York: Random House Value Publishing, Inc. 1983. p. 310. 0-517-20155-0. 


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