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18640 Maj. Gen. Daniel Sickles CDV of the Union
General who fought in many key battles including
Gettysburg where his leg was struck with cannon
fire. He was also a colorful and controversial New
York politician who was involved in numerous
public scandals, most notably the killing of his wife’
s lover, Philip Barton Key, son of Francis Scott
Key. He was acquitted with the first use of
temporary insanity as a legal defense in U.S.
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