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Don Carlos Buell illustration
Description: Don Carlos Buell was a military officer from Ohio who fought in the Seminole War, the Mexican War, and the Civil War. He was born on March 23, 1818, near Marietta, Ohio. After Buell graduated from West Point in 1841, he embarked upon a military career. During the Civil War, he succeeded William T. Sherman as commander of the Department of the Ohio and participated in the battles of Shiloh, Corinth, and Perryville. After the war was over, he worked in the iron and coal industry and as a government pension agent. Don Carlos Buell died on November 19, 1898, in Rockport, Kentucky. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04213
Subjects: Generals--United States; West Point (Military academy); Mexican War, 1846-1848; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ohio History--Military Ohio
Places: Marietta (Ohio); Washington County (Ohio)