Henry Lawrence Eustis

Henry Lawrence Eustis

Fort Independence, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 11 Jan 1885 (aged 65)
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Honeysuckle Path, Lot 2146
Memorial ID 5887123 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brigadier General. He was a Engineer Professor teaching at West Point in 1861, when he enlisted to serve the Union in the Civil War. Commissioned Colonel of the 10th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment in August 1862, he was assigned to the engineering operations of the Army of the Potomac. In 1863, he led the 10th Massachusetts in actions at Williamsport, Fredericksburg, Mary Heights, Salem, Gettysburg, Rappahannock Station, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spottsylvania and Cold Harbor. He was promoted to Brigadier General of US Volunteers in September 1868 and resigned in June 1864, due to impaired health. After the war, he returned to his professorship at Harvard, authoring a number of technical and scientific articles.

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