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army officer

David Bell Birney, American army officer.

Background

Birney, David Bell was born on May 29, 1825 in Huntsville, Alabama, United States. Son of James Gillespie and Agatha (McDowell) Birney.

Career

General United States Volunteers, 1862. General volunteers for service at Battle of Chancellorsville, 1863.

Connections

father:
James Gillespie Birney

mother:
Agatha (McDowell) Birney