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Abram S. Piatt

United States Army general during Civil War

Died when: 86 years 326 days (1042 months)
Star Sign: Taurus


Abram S. Piatt

Abram (or Abraham) Sanders Piatt (May 2, 1821 – March 23, 1908) was a wealthy farmer, publisher, poet, politician, and soldier from southern Ohio who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

He organized the only zouave regiment from Ohio and later led a brigade in the Army of the Potomac.In 1864, he and his brother constructed the Piatt Castles, two sprawling chateaux near West Liberty, Ohio, that are still used today for weddings, meetings, retreats, and other social gatherings.

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