Gen. George Crosman

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George Hampden Crosman, Sr.

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of George Crosman and Amelia Crosman
Husband of Hannah Blair Crosman and Hannah Blair Crosman
Father of George Hampden Crosman; Mary Thornton and Margaret Phillips

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About Gen. George Crosman

George Hampden Crosman (November 2, 1799 – May 28, 1882) was a career officer in the Regular Army of the United States who served primarily with the Quartermaster Corps.

After graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1823, Crosman served at various army posts in the Midwestern United States during the 1820s and 1830s. He was among the first army officers to propose the establishment of a U.S. Camel Corps to better transport supplies. As an officer in the Quartermaster Corps, he played a notable role in the Second Seminole War, the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War.

The George H. Crosman United States Army Reserve Center in Taunton, Massachusetts was named for him.


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