Advertisement

 Eliakim Parker Scammon

Advertisement

Eliakim Parker Scammon

Birth
Whitefield, Lincoln County, Maine, USA
Death 7 Dec 1894 (aged 77)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Woodside, Queens County, New York, USA
Plot Section 7, Range 13, Plot X, 13-16
Memorial ID 5892292 View Source
Suggest Edits

Civil War Union Brigadier General. He graduated from West Point in 1837 and was selected as one of the original officers in the newly created U.S. Army Corps of Topographic Engineers. With the outbreak of the Civil War, he was commissioned Colonel in command of the 23rd Ohio Infantry and saw action in Virginia. Promoted Brigadier General in October 1862, he commanded a Division of the IX Corps during the Maryland Campaign and at the Battle of Antietam. During actions on February 3, 1864, he was captured by Confederate guerrillas from the 16th Virginia Cavalry and taken prisoner. He was prisoner exchanged toward the end of the war and was honorably mustered out of the Army in August 1865. After war, he was the U.S. Consul to Prince Edward Island and a Professor of Mathematics.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


Family Members

Parents
Spouse

Advertisement

Advertisement

How famous was Eliakim Parker Scammon?

Current rating:

42 votes

Sign-in to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 25 Oct 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5892292
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/5892292/eliakim-parker-scammon : accessed ), memorial page for Eliakim Parker Scammon (27 Dec 1816–7 Dec 1894), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5892292, citing Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .