Allen family papers  1814-1893
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Biography

Byron Densmore Paddock (1833-1920) enlisted in the 1st Michigan Light Artillery Regiment, Battery F, at Coldwater, Michigan, in October 1861. He was formally mustered into the Union Army on January 9, 1862, and served with the regiment until receiving his discharge on April 6, 1865. Paddock was promoted to quartermaster sergeant, lieutenant, and captain during his service.