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Adolph von Steinwehr
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Adolph von Steinwehr
Born (1822-09-22)September 22, 1822
Blankenburg, Brunswick, Germany
Died February 25, 1877(1877-02-25) (aged 54)
Buffalo, New York
Place of burial
Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, New York
Allegiance Brunswick
United States of America
Service/branch Brunswick Army
United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1841–1847
1861–1865
Rank Lieutenant (Brunswick)
Union Army brigadier general rank insignia.svg Brigadier General (USA)
Unit Army of the Potomac
Army of the Cumberland
Commands held von Steinwehr's Brigade, XI Corps
Battles/wars American Civil War
Other work geographer, cartographer, author

Baron Adolph Wilhelm August Friedrich von Steinwehr (September 25, 1822 – February 25, 1877) was a German-Brunswick army officer who emigrated to the United States, became a geographer, cartographer, and author, and served as a Union general in the American Civil War.

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