Full Name: Abner Doubleday |
Born: June 26, 1819
Place of Birth: Ballston Spa, New York
North or South: North
Other Professions: Seminole wars, Mexican war, army service, fought Indians, retired in 1886.
War Service Highlights: He commanded First Corps at Gettysburg after Reynolds fell.
Died: January 26, 1893
Place of Death: Mendham, New Jersey
Interesting Facts: He is incorrectly credited with originating the game of baseball.