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Napoleon Jackson Tecumseh Dana
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Napoleon J.T. Dana
Born (1822-04-15)April 15, 1822
Eastport, Maine
Died July 15, 1905(1905-07-15) (aged 83)
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Place of burial
Harmony Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1842–1855, 1861–1865, 1894
Rank Union Army major general rank insignia.svg Major General
Commands held 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, II Corps
Battles/wars Mexican–American War

American Civil War

Other work agent, miner, railroad superintendent, author

Napoleon Jackson Tecumseh Dana (April 15, 1822 – July 15, 1905) was a career U.S. Army officer who fought with distinction during the Mexican–American War and served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was wounded several times during his military career, often severely, and later in life was involved with railroads and veteran soldier affairs in the U.S.

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