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Amos Beebe Eaton
Birth: May 12, 1806
Death: Feb. 21, 1877

Civil War Union Brevet Major General. A West Point graduate, he served as a Lieutenant in the US Army Commissariat, 1834 to 1836 and in the Mexican American War. At the start of the Civil War in 1861, he was appointed Lieutenant Colonel assistant commissary general. His task was to create an effective supply system for the large number of troops entering the Union Army for the war. For his work provisioning and distributing supplies to the troops, he was promoted Brigadier General Commissary General of the subsistence bureau in Washington, D. C. He held the position of Commissary General for the entire war and for distinguished service was brevetted Major General of US Volunteers in March 1865. After the war, he remained in the Regular Army as Commissary General, until he retired in 1874. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Amos Eaton (1776 - 1842)
 
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Grove Street Cemetery
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 23, 2000
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Amos Beebe Eaton
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