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August Kautz
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August Kautz
Born (1828-01-05)January 5, 1828
Ispringen, Grand Duchy of Baden
Died September 4, 1895(1895-09-04) (aged 67)
Seattle, Washington
Place of burial
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1846–1847, 1852–1892
Rank Union Army brigadier general rank insignia.svg Brigadier General
Union Army major general rank insignia.svg Brevet Major General
Commands held 2nd Ohio Cavalry
15th U.S. Infantry
8th U.S. Infantry
Department of the Columbia
Battles/wars Mexican–American War
Rogue River Wars
Puget Sound War
American Civil War
Relations Rear-Admiral Albert Kautz (brother)

August Valentine Kautz (January 5, 1828 – September 4, 1895) was a German-American soldier and Union Army cavalry officer during the American Civil War. He was the author of several army manuals on duties and customs eventually adopted by the U.S. military.

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