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Thaddeus P. Mott

Born: Dec 7, 1831

Death: Nov 23, 1894

Birthplace: New York City

Nationality: United States

Thaddeus P. Mott

Date of Birth : Dec 7, 1831
Date of Death : Nov 23, 1894
Birth Place : New York City

Thaddeus Phelps Mott was a 19th-century American adventurer, sailor and soldier of fortune. A former Union Army officer during American Civil War, he also took part in wars in Mexico, Italy, and Turkey. He was primarily responsible for recruiting former Union and Confederate soldiers for service in the Egyptian Army, in which he held the rank of major general, and was the first officer to take service with the Khedive Isma'il Pasha as his aide-de-camp in 1870. At the time of his death, he was also the last surviving son of the eminent surgeon Valentine Mott.

Also known as

  • Thaddeus Mott


  • Valentine Mott


  • Emily Daunton
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