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George Meade

Fought For: Union

Born: December 31, 1815
Died: November 6, 1872

Horses: Baldy, Blackie, Gertie, Old Bill

Notable George Meade Quotes

"To be interested in the public good we must be disinterested, that is, not interested in goods in which our personal selves are wrapped up."

"Warfare is an utterly stupid method of settling differences of interest between different nations."

Interesting George Meade Facts

George Meade was born in Cádiz Spain while his father was serving in Spain as a naval agent for the United States.