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Joseph Gilbert Totten

  • Birth 23 Aug 1788 North Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 22 Apr 1864 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Plot Range 44, Site 32
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  • Memorial ID 5840482

Civil War Union Brigadier General. One of the first graduates of the United States Military Academy (class of 1805), he served as Chief Engineer of the United States Army for 26 years. During the Mexican War he served on the staff of Major General Winfield Scott, and was brevetted Brigadier General in 1847. During the Civil War he engaged in scientific and ordnance studies, and was promoted to permanent Brigadier General in 1863.

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  • Added: 12 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5840482
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Gilbert Totten (23 Aug 1788–22 Apr 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5840482, citing Congressional Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .