Battle Person Detail

Dana, Napoleon J.T.

In October 1861, Dana was appointed as colonel of the First Minnesota Infantry. He commanded this regiment at the Battle of Ball's Bluff. In Spring 1862, he was commissioned as a brigadier general. At the Battle of Antietam, he was wounded, and did not return to duty until July 1863. He returned to service as a major general, but he saw no more active duty, allocated to inactive theaters of operation. He resigned in May 1865.
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