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20. Commission of Brig. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge

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Title

20. Commission of Brig. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge

Description

Commission of Grenville M. Dodge as Brigadier General of U.S. Volunteers, signed by Abraham Lincoln and Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton. March 31, 1862. Dodge, a railroad surveyor and Council Bluff lawyer before the Civil War, began his wartime service as Colonel of the 4th Iowa Infantry. At the Union victory at Battle of Pea Ridge (Arkansas) on March 4, 1862 Dodge commanded the 1st Division, 4th Brigade of the Army of the Southwest. He was promoted to Brigadier General for his conduct. Document Signed.

Date

1862-03-31

Contributor

Becki Plunkett and Stephen Vincent

Rights

Copyright State Historical Society of Iowa. Information at http://www.iowahistory.org/libraries/services-and-fees/conditions-for-image-reproductions.html

Digital Reproduction Information

Original scanned at 600 dpi w/ sRGB color space.

Repository

State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines

Repository Collection

Special collections: Grenville M. Dodge Papers

Digital item created

10/3/2008