Lieutenant General Adna Romanza Chaffee

Adna Romanza Chaffee was born at Orwell, Ohio, on 14 April 1842. He entered the Army by enlisting in the 6th Cavalry in July 1861. Soon he was promoted to sergeant and participated in the Peninsula and Antietam Campaigns of 1862. In 1863, Chaffee received a commission as a second lieutenant for battlefield valor. He …

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