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LTC Eugene Eckel McLean
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Birth: Mar. 6, 1821
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 1906
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Confederate Army Officer. A 1842 graduate of the United State Military Academy at West Point, he became the son-in-law of Union General Edwin Sumner after marrying that gentlemanís daughter, Margaret Forster Sumner in 1848. A career military man, he served in the United States Army from his graduation from the academy until the outbreak of Civil War in 1861. It was then that he joined the Confederate cause and accepted a commission of Major with the responsibilities of Quarter Master (QM) in the Provisional Army of Virginia (PAVA) on April 25, 1861. On March 16, 1861, he continued as QM in Provisional Army of the Confederate States (PACS). He became the Chief QM to General Joseph E. Johnston and would further serve Generalís Albert S. Johnston, Braxton Bragg, and P.G.T. Beauregard. On February 15, 1862, he received a promotion to Lieutenant Colonel. From the summer of 1863 to the cessation of the war in 1865, he was an inspector in the army. Post war years, he became situated in New York City, New York as an engineer.

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  Margaret Forster Sumner McLean (1828 - 1905)*
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Oakwood Cemetery
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Plot: Sect 8 plot 1
Created by: Stonewall
Record added: Mar 12, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10605823
LTC Eugene Eckel McLean
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- Bill Thayer (History of West Point)
 Added: Nov. 3, 2010
Fort Chadbourne remembers one of our own, Eugene Eckel McLean, who served at this Historic Texas Fort in 1855.
- Ann
 Added: Jan. 8, 2007

- Iris
 Added: Aug. 24, 2006
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