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army officer , military historian

Theodore Ayrault Dodge, American army officer; military historian.

Background

Dodge, Theodore Ayrault was born on May 28, 1842 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Nathaniel S. Dodge.

Education

Military education in Berlin. Graduated from the University of London, England., 1861, Bachelor of Laws, Columbian, 1865.

Career

Entered Union Army, 1861, as private. Served in volunteer forces in every regimental rank. Thrice wounded; lost right leg at Gettysburg.

Commissioned in regular army, July 1866. Served in War Department, Chief of Bureau, 1864-1870. On retired list United States of America, since 1870.

Author: History of the Art of War—Alexander, Hannibal, Cæsar, Gustavus Adolphus, Napoleon (12 vols.), 1890-1907. The Campaign of Chancellorsville, 1881. Bird’seye View of Our Civil War, 1883.

Patroclus and Penelope, 1885. Great Captains, 1889. Riders of Many Lands, 1894.

Home: Paris, France.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: History of the Art of War—Alexander, Hannibal, Cæsar, Gustavus Adolphus, Napoleon (12 vols.), 1890-1907. The Campaign of Chancellorsville, 1881. Bird’seye View of Our Civil War, 1883.

      Patroclus and Penelope, 1885. Great Captains, 1889. Riders of Many Lands, 1894.

Connections

Married Jane Marshall Neil, 1865. Married second, Clara Isabel Bowden, 1893.

father:
Nathaniel S. Dodge. Dodge

spouses:
Jane Marshall Neil

Clara Isabel Bowden