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KIMBALL, Nathan, soldier, born in Indiana. He served in the Mexican war as captain of volunteers, and at the beginning of the civil war was appointed colonel of a regiment of Indiana infantry. He took part in operations in Cheat Mountain in September, and at the battle of Greenbrier in October, 1861, commanded a brigade at the battle of Winchester, and was commissioned as a brigadier-general of volunteers on 15 April, 1862. At Antietam his brigade held its ground with desperate courage, losing nearly six hundred men. At Fredericksburg he was wounded in the thigh. Subsequently General Kimball served in the west, commanding a division at the siege of Vicksburg in June and July, 1863, and at the battle of Franklin on 30 November, 1864. He was brevetted major-general on 1 February, 1865, and mustered out of the service on 24 Aug'., 1865.
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