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George Meade

  • George Meade was born in Cadiz, Spain

  • Meade enters United States Military Academy (West Point)

    "Actual date not known"
  • Meade graduates 19th of his class of 56 cadets

    "Actual date not known"
  • Meade marries Margaretta Sergeant

  • Meade reenters the Army as a Second Lieutenant in the Corps of Topographical Engineers

    "Actual date not known"
  • Meade is promoted to Captain

    "Actual date not known"
  • Meade promoted from Captain to Brigadier General of Volunteers

  • Meade promoted to Major General of Volunteers

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    Meade wins the Battle of Gettysburg

  • Meade dies at age 56