BUT'TERFIELD, DANIEL ( 1831-1001). An American soldier. Be was born in Utica, N. Y., graduated at Union College in 1819, and subse quently engaged in the transportation and ex press; busines.s. In April. 1S61, he entered the Federal Army as colonel of the Twelfth New' York Militia, and soon afterwards commanded a brigade in I'atterson's ineffective campaign in Virginia. Ile was raised to the rank of briga dier-general of volunteers in October, 1501, and commanded a brigade in the Fifth Corps of the Army of the Potomac during the Peninsular cam paign. lie took part in nearly all the engage ments, was wounded at Gaines's Mill, and in the second battle of Bull Pun commanded a division under Pope. In November, I S62. he was ap pointed major-general of volunteers. De corn mailed the Fifth Army Corps at Fredericksburg, and at Chaneellorsville and G.ettysburg was chief
of staff under 'looker and Meade respeetively. In October, 1803, he joined the Army of the Cum berland, and, as of stall' to Booker. partici pated in the battle of Chattanooga. Ile than commanded a division of the Twentieth Corps in Sherman's Georgia campaign. and at the close of the war was brevetted brigadier-general and major-general in the United states Army for "gallant and meritorious 0411111a in the De was in command at. New York City from 1S,1;0 to ISO, when he resigned from the service: in I500 1570 was United States sub treasurer there. In ISS0 he organized and com manded the great Washington centennial parade in New' York City. in which over 101000 participated. lie wrote: .1 Syst("In of Calls, Picket and Outpost Duty, Corps Budgcs and Flags (1802).