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Lieut. Colonel of 38th Indiana Infantry (posthumously brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious service during the war").
His letters to his wife Mollie Compton were published in My Dear Mollie: The Letters of Brig. Gen. Daniel Griffin, Commander of the 38th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. (WorldCat listing)