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Abner Doubleday
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Abner Doubleday


: 26 June 1819


: Cancer


: 26 January 1893


: 73 years


  • Abner Doubleday was a career United States Army officer and Union general in the American Civil War
When was Abner Doubleday born?26 June 1819
When did Abner Doubleday die? / Died26 January 1893
How many years did Abner Doubleday live? / Lived73 years
Zodiac sign:Cancer

 Abner Doubleday facts

  • He fired the first shot in defense of Fort Sumter, the opening battle of the war, and had a pivotal role in the early fighting at the Battle of Gettysburg
  • Gettysburg was his finest hour, but his relief by Maj
  • Gen
  • George G
  • Meade caused lasting enmity between the two men
  • In San Francisco, after the war, he obtained a patent on the cable car railway that still runs there
  • In his final years in New Jersey, he was a prominent member and later president of the Theosophical Society
  • Doubleday has been historically credited with inventing baseball, although this appears to be untrue

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