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Danville Leadbetter

Born: Aug 26, 1811

Death: Sep 26, 1866

Birthplace: Leeds

Nationality: United States

Danville Leadbetter

Date of Birth : Aug 26, 1811
Date of Death : Sep 26, 1866
Birth Place : Leeds

Danville Leadbetter was a career U.S. Army officer and later he served as a Confederate general during the American Civil War. A trained engineer, Leadbetter supervised the construction of forts before and during the war, and is noted for his controversial involvement in the November 1863 Battle of Fort Sanders in eastern Tennessee. Afterward the conflict he left the United States and lived out the remainder of his life on foreign soil.

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