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Joel Allen Battle
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Joel A. Battle
Nickname(s) Grandpa, Grand Old Man
Born September 19, 1811
Davidson County, Tennessee
Died August 23, 1872(1872-08-23) (aged 60)
Tennessee
Place of burial
Allegiance  United States of America  Confederate States of America
Service/branch Tennessee 1861 proposed.svg Tennessee Militia
 Confederate States of America Army
Years of service 1835 (USA)
1861-1863 (CSA)
Rank Union Army brigadier general rank insignia.svg Brigadier General (USA) 1835
Confederate States of America Colonel.png Colonel (CSA)
Commands held 20th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
Battles/wars Second Seminole War
American Civil War
Spouse(s) Sarah Searcy Battle
Adeline Sanders Mosley Battle
Relations 7 children
Other work slave owner, landowner, prison superintendent

Joel Allen Battle (September 19, 1811 – August 23, 1872) was an American politician and soldier. He was appointed a Tennessee militia general in 1835 during the Second Seminole War. He was a colonel in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

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