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Charles W. Sandford

Born: May 5, 1796

Death: Jul 25, 1878

Birthplace: Newark

Nationality: United States

Charles W. Sandford

Date of Birth : May 5, 1796
Date of Death : Jul 25, 1878
Birth Place : Newark

Major General Charles W. Sandford was an American militia and artillery officer, lawyer and businessman. He was a senior officer in the New York State Militia for over thirty years and commanded the First Division in every major civil disturbance in New York City up until the American Civil War, most notably, the New York Draft Riots in 1863.

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