Daniel Butterfield

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English: Daniel Adams Butterfield (October 31, 1831 – July 17, 1901) was a New York businessman, a Union General in the American Civil War, and Assistant U.S. Treasurer in New York. He is credited with composing the en:bugle call en:Taps and was involved in the Black Friday gold scandal in the Grant administration. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his service during the Civil War.