From The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland...:
Daniel Randall...was in active service during the War of 1812, as a volunteer, and thereafter was commissioned as Paymaster in the Regular Army.
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He served as such during the Indian Wars and the Mexican War under General Scott and was at the time of his death in 1851, Assistant Paymaster General and in charge of the Pay-Department of the Army.
He was highly esteemed and Fort Randall, then on the frontier, was named after him, as evidence of his universal popularity.