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John Caldwell Tidball
Birth: Jan. 25, 1825
Ohio County
West Virginia, USA
Death: May 15, 1906
Essex County
New Jersey, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Major General. He graduated from the US Military Academy in 1848, assigned to the 3rd Artillery and served at various stations. At the start of the Civil War, as a Captain he was placed in command of an artillery battery with the Army of the Potomac. He engaged in principal actions from the Battle of Bull Run to Gettysburg and was promoted to Colonel in August 1863. He led corps of artillery in the Richmond campaign, the Wilderness and at Petersburg. Promoted Brigadier General, he led the artillery of the 9th Corps in operations until the surrender of General Lee at Appomattox. For distinguished service to the Union war effort, he was brevetted Major General of US Volunteers in March 1865. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Mary Langdon Dana Tidball (1846 - 1904)*
  Sue Dana Tidball Potter (1871 - 1939)*
  Nora Langdon Tidball (1873 - 1892)*
  William Tidball (1875 - 1960)*
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United States Military Academy Post Cemetery
West Point
Orange County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 25, Row B, Grave 35
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 13, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5956012
John Caldwell Tidball
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John Caldwell Tidball
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
John Caldwell Tidball
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May Gen. Tidball rest in peace the father of the horse artillery,served sixty years in the US Army,receiving five breverats.
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