Abner Doubleday (June 26, 1819 – January 26, 1893) was a career United States Army officer and Union general in the American Civil War. He fired the first shot in defense of Fort Sumter, the opening battle of the war, and had a pivotal role in the early fighting at the Battle of Gettysburg.

General Abner Doubleday of the Union Army during the American Civil War. He fired the first shot in defense of Fort Sumter, the opening battle of the war. Might have created the game of Baseball.

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Jan 26 - 1893 – Abner Doubleday, American military figure, and credited inventor of baseball (b.

Union Leaders: Major General Abner Doubleday

Union Leaders: Major General Abner Doubleday

Major General Abner Doubleday was a Union officer during the Civil War who first saw action at Fort Sumter and is sometimes associated with the origins of baseball.

This is Gen Abner Doubleday, Who fought at Ft Sumter in 1861 and developed the game of Baseball.

This is Gen Abner Doubleday, Who fought at Ft Sumter in 1861 and developed the game of Baseball by drawing up some rules and guidelines for 'town ball'

Abner Doubleday is probably best known as the inventor of baseball, though he was not. In 1907, a panel of baseball experts headed by A. G. Spalding conducted a highly-publicized investigation into the origins of the game, and concluded that Doubleday had written the rules for baseball in 1839 in Cooperstown, New York (where the Baseball Hall of Fame was later constructed).

Abner Doubleday is probably best known as the inventor of baseball, though he was not. In 1907, a panel of baseball experts headed by A. G. Spalding conducted a highly-publicized investigation into the origins of the game, and concluded that Doubleday had written the rules for baseball in 1839 in Cooperstown, New York (where the Baseball Hall of Fame was later constructed).

This Day In Baseball History: June 12,1839 - Abner Doubleday created the game of baseball, according to the legend. However, evidence has surfaced that indicates that the game of baseball was played before 1800.  keepinitrealsports.tumblr.com  keepinitrealsports.wordpress.com  Mobile- m.keepinitrealsports.com

Civil War General Abner Doubleday, born in 1819 . buried at Arlington Cemetery (West Point - Class of

Abner Doubleday

Abner Doubleday (June 1819 – January was a career United States Army officer and Union general in the American Civil War.

Union - I Corps, commanded by Maj. Gen. John F. Reynolds, with divisions commanded by Brig. Gen. James S. Wadsworth, Brig. Gen. John C. Robinson, and Maj. Gen.Abner Doubleday.

Union - I Corps, commanded by Maj. Reynolds, with divisions commanded by Brig. Robinson, and Maj.

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Major General Abner Doubleday,troops,soldiers,United States Civil War,wives,1860

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Major Gen. Abner Doubleday, First Corps Commander after Reynolds was killed on the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg.  Meade named Major Gen. John Newton to replace Doubleday.

Abner Doubleday, First Corps Commander after Reynolds was killed on the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg. Meade named Major Gen. John Newton to replace Doubleday.

A set of wallpaper images portraying General Abner Doubleday in 1863, who was stationed at Fort Moultrie for two years prior to the Civil War. #civilwar #Doubleday #wallpaper #Moultrie #Gettysburg

A set of wallpaper images portraying General Abner Doubleday in who was stationed at Fort Moultrie for two years prior to the Civil War.

MAJOR GENERAL ABNER DOUBLEDAY

Union Captain Abner Doubleday commanded the Heavy Artillery Battery in Thomas's Brigade within Cadwallader's Division

Abner Doubleday Signed Bank Documents Including 1843 Check

Abner Doubleday Signed Bank Documents Including 1843 Check

Monument to General Abner Doubleday at Gettysburg

Photos, text, background history and map location for the monument to Union Major General Abner Doubleday on the Gettysburg battlefield.

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