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 Amos Beebe Eaton

Amos Beebe Eaton

Birth
Catskill, Greene County, New York, USA
Death 21 Feb 1877 (aged 70)
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Burial New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 11864 · View Source
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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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  • Added: 23 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11864
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Amos Beebe Eaton (12 May 1806–21 Feb 1877), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11864, citing Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .