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date: 25 January 2021

Torbert, Alfred Thomas Archimedes (1833–1880) Union army officer and diplomat. 

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military
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Born in Delaware, Torbert graduated from West Point in 1855 and went into the infantry. When the Civil War began he was ordered to New Jersey to recruit volunteers, and was appointed colonel of the 1st New Jersey Volunteer Infantry. He commanded that unit during the ... ...

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