Paul Joseph Revere (Sept 10, 1832 – July 4, 1863) was a brevet brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was the grandson and namesake of Revolutionary War patriot Paul Revere. He was born in Suffolk County, Massachusetts. He was one of the three grandsons of Paul Revere who fought for the Union, another being Joseph Warren Reveredisambiguation needed. In July 1861, he was commissioned a major in the 20th Massachusetts Infantry. In October 1861, at the Battle of Ball's Bluff in Virginia, Revere was wounded and captured by the Confederate States Army. He was paroled in February 1862 and officially exchanged in May 1862. In September 1862, Revere participated in the Battle of Antietam, in which he suffered a 2nd wound and Edward Hutchinson Revere (another of Paul Revere's grandsons) was killed. On July 2, 1863, Revere was mortally wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg and died two days later.
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