Grenville Mellen Dodge
General Dodge House, 605 South 3rd Street, Council Bluffs, Iowa

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Name: Grenville Mellen Dodge
Category: Soldier

Person Summary:

Grenville Mellen Dodge (1831-1916).American military officer & Union General during the American Civil War (1861-65),who saw action in several battles including the Vicksburg & Altanta campaigns,& also a veteran of the 1848-49 Mexican-American war. He was a pioneer of US Intelligence,serving as Ulysses.S.Grant's Intelligence chief in the civil wars western theatre.His skill & ingenuity at planning the intelligence gathering network,led to the founding of the modern Military Intelligence Corps

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Years of Residence: 1869 - 1916
Source: http://www.dodgehouse.org/house-and-history/

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Grenville Dodge (1831-1916).US Civil war Union officer,military intelligence pioneer,& railroad builder,built this house,lived and died here (1869-1916)

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General Dodge House
605 South 3rd Street
Council Bluffs
Iowa
51503
USA

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This house is now a museum dedicated to Grenville Dodge,open to the public and placed on the National Historic Register of places.

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