John Caldwell Tidball Edit Profile
Graduate West Point, 1848.
Of General N. J. T. Dana, United States of America Bvtd. Second lieutenant 3d artillery, July 1, 1848. Promoted Second lieutenant 2d artillery, February 14, 1849.
First lieutenant, March 31, 1853. Captain, May 14, 1861. Bvts. for gallant and meritorious services: Bvtd. major, June 27, 1862 (for Gaines’ Mill).
Bvtd. Lieutenant colonel, September 17, 1862 (for Antietam). Bvtd. brigadier general United States.V., August, 1864 (gallant and distinguished services in the battles of the Po, Spottsylvania C.H., and operations before Richmond). Bvtd. colonel and brigadier general United States of America, March 13, 1865 (Fort Steadman, Virginia).
Bvtd. major general U.A.V. (Fts. Steadman and Sedgwick, Virginia).
Served in regular artillery in Civil war until August 28, 1863, then colonel 4th New York volunteer artillery until mustered out of volunteer service September 30, 1865.
Married Mary Langdon Dana, d.