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Julius Walker Adams, Sr
Birth: Oct. 18, 1812
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 1899
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer. He served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 67th New York Volunteer Infantry, being commissioned its commander on June 24, 1861. He led the regiment, and it's brigade, until October 1862, when he resigned due to ill health. He had attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, but dropped out to be part of several engineering projects. He was one of the original twelve founders of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and was one of the first men to propose the building of a bridge to connect Manhattan Island to Brooklyn in New York City, New York. (bio by: Ethan F. Bishop) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elizabeth D. Adams (1812 - 1888)*
 
 Children:
  Alice D. Adams (____ - 1923)*
  Irving Adams (____ - 1875)*
  Kirkwood H. Adams (____ - 1867)*
  Julius Walker Adams (1840 - 1865)*
  Stephen D. Adams (1844 - 1883)*
  William Swift Adams (1850 - 1868)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green-Wood Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Section 93/94, Lots 2018/3490
 
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Record added: Dec 21, 2001
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