Nov. 22, 1822 Fredericksburg Washington County Indiana, USA
Jan. 21, 1898 Ogden Weber County Utah, USA
Civil War Union Brigadier General. Soon after the outbreak of the Civil War, Kimball became colonel of the 14th Indiana on June 7, 1861. Kimball was made a Brigadier General on April 16, 1862. In the summer of 1863 he commanded a division of the XVI corps in the siege of Vickburg. He also took part in the Atlanta Campaign first as a brigade then as a commander in the IV Corps. Kimball was brevetted Major General in 1865 and soon after the end of the war became state commander of the newly organized Grand Army Of The Republic, the American Legion of the day. In 1873 President Ulysses S. Grant appointed Kimball surveyor general of the Utah Territory where he thereafter made his home.