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Adams, Charles Francis Jr.

Born: 1835 AD
Died: 1915 AD
Nationality: American
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1835 – He was born on the 27th of May.

1856 – After graduating from Harvard University, he served on the Union side in the American Civil War,

                  serving initially as a captain in a Massachusetts cavalry regiment.

        – He fought with distinction during the Gettysburg Campaign, where his company was heavily engaged at

                the Battle of Aldie.

1865 – He received the brevet rank of brigader-general in the Regular Army.

1884 – He was president of the Union Pacific Railroad for six yaers.

1915 – He died on the 20th of May.