Don Carlos Buell

1818 - 1898

Don Carlos Buell

Don Carlos Buell (March 23, 1818 – November 19, 1898) was a United States Army officer who fought in the Seminole War, the Mexican–American War, and the American Civil War. Buell led Union armies in two great Civil War battles—Shiloh and Perryville. The nation was angry at his failure to defeat the outnumbered Confederates after Perryville, or to secure East Tennessee. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Don Carlos Buell has received more than 264,313 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,153rd most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Don Carlos Buell ranks 1,155 out of 1,194Before him are John Abizaid, Billy Mitchell, Timothy Laurence, Joseph Dunford, Martin Dempsey, and Reginald Dyer. After him are Chesty Puller, John F. Reynolds, Henry Beaufort, 3rd Duke of Somerset, William Rosecrans, Michael Mullen, and Stanley A. McChrystal.

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Among people born in 1818, Don Carlos Buell ranks 75Before him are José María Castro Madriz, Joseph Roumanille, Benjamin Butler, Lucy Stone, William M. Evarts, and Irvin McDowell. After him is Nathaniel Lyon. Among people deceased in 1898, Don Carlos Buell ranks 52Before him are Osbert Salvin, Félix María Zuloaga, Anton Seidl, Yakov Polonsky, Henry Liddell, and Wilford Woodruff. After him are Samuel Plimsoll, William Rosecrans, Thomas F. Bayard, George Grey, and Frances Willard.

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Among people born in United States, Don Carlos Buell ranks 6,740 out of 12,171Before him are Clem Burke (1954), Gil Birmingham (1953), Nancy Chodorow (1944), William Bartram (1739), Parker Posey (1968), and John Lewis (1940). After him are Melissa Benoist (1988), Matthew Henson (1866), Peter Berg (1962), Thomas Watson Jr. (1914), Buster Crabbe (1908), and John Warnock (1940).


Among military personnels born in United States, Don Carlos Buell ranks 91Before him are A. P. Hill (1825), John C. Pemberton (1814), Henry Halleck (1815), Irvin McDowell (1818), John Abizaid (1951), and Martin Dempsey (1952). After him are William Rosecrans (1819), Michael Mullen (1946), Stanley A. McChrystal (1954), John Schofield (null), Daniel Harvey Hill (1821), and John Buford (1826).

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