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Donn Piatt (1819–1891)

Piatt, Donn. An American lawyer, journalist, and author; born in Cincinnati, OH, 1819; died in 1891. He began his career as a lawyer; was secretary of the Paris legation in Pierce’s administration; served as colonel of volunteers during the Civil War; and subsequently became a journalist in Washington. His works include: ‘Memories of Men Who Saved the Union’ (1887); ‘The Lone Grave of the Shenandoah’ (1888); ‘Life of General George H. Thomas’ (1893).