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Julian Larcombe Schley (1880 - 1965)

Julian Larcombe Schley (1880–1965) was a Chief of Engineers of the U.S. Army, who also served as Governor of the Panama Canal Zone. Biography Schley was born in Savannah on February 23, ...

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Lt. General William F. Cassidy (1908 - 2002)

William F. Cassidy (August 28, 1908 near Nome, Alaska – March 31, 2002) was a commanding officer in the United States Army during and after World War II. Military career Cassidy won an...

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Lt. General Walter K. Wilson, Jr. (1906 - 1985)

. Walter King Wilson, Jr. (August 26, 1906 – December 6, 1985), was an Officer of the United States Army with the rank of Lieutenant General. He is most noted as a Chief of Engineers during ...

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Lt. General Emerson C. Itschner (1903 - 1995)

Emerson Charles Itschner (July 1, 1903 in Chicago, Illinois, United States – March 15, 1995) graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1924 and was commissioned in the Corps of Engi...

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Lt. General Samuel D. Sturgis, Jr. (1897 - 1964)

. Samuel Sturgis, Jr. (July 16, 1897 - July 5, 1964) was an American soldier. He was born in St. Paul, Minnesota and came from a military family. Both his father, Samuel D. Sturgis, and grandfather, ...

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Lt. General Lewis A. Pick (1890 - 1956)

Lewis Andrew Pick (November 18, 1890 – December 2, 1956) was born in Brookneal, Virginia, and graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1914. He received his Regular Army commission in ...

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Lt. General Raymond A. Wheeler (1885 - 1974)

Raymond Albert Wheeler (July 31, 1885 in Peoria, Illinois - February 9, 1974) was a Lieutenant General in the United States Army. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1911. In ...

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Maj. General Lytle Brown (1872 - 1951)

Lytle Brown (November 22, 1872 – May 3, 1951) was a U.S. Army officer who fought in the Spanish-American War and participated in the Mexican Expedition of 1916. Brown later served as Chief of ...

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Lt. General Edgar Jadwin (1865 - 1931)

Edgar Jadwin, C.E. (August 7, 1865 - March 2, 1931) was a U.S. Army officer who fought in the Spanish-American War and World War I, before serving as Chief of Engineers from 1926 to 1929. Early l...

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Maj. General Harry Taylor (1862 - 1930)

) Harry Taylor (June 26, 1862 – January 27, 1930) was a U.S. Army officer who fought in World War I, and who served for a time as Chief of Engineers. Early life Taylor was born in Tilt...

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Maj. General Lansing Beach (1860 - 1945)

Lansing Beach (June 18, 1860 – April 2, 1945) was a U.S. Army officer who served for a time as Chief of Engineers. Early life Born in Dubuque, Iowa, Beach graduated third in the United...

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Maj. General William Murray Black (1855 - 1933)

William Murray Black (December 8, 1855 – September 24, 1933) was career officer in the United States Army, noted for his ability to organize and train young engineers. Biography Black,...

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Brig. General Dan Christie Kingman (1852 - 1916)

Dan Christie Kingman (March 6, 1852 – November 14, 1916) was an officer in the United States Army who served as Chief of Engineers from 1913 to 1916. Early life Kingman was born in Dov...

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Brig. General William T. Rossell (1849 - 1919)

William Trent Rossell was the Engineer Commissioner of the District of Columbia. Biography He was born in Alabama on October 11, 1849, the son and grandson of Army officers, and he graduated ...

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Brig. General William Herbert Bixby (1849 - 1928)

William Herbert Bixby (December 27, 1849 – September 29, 1928) graduated first in the United States Military Academy class of 1873 and was commissioned in the Corps of Engineers. After ser...

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Brig. General William Louis Marshall (1846 - 1920)

William Louis Marshall was born June 11, 1846, in Washington, Kentucky, a scion of the family of Chief Justice John Marshall. At age 16 he enlisted in the 10th Kentucky Cavalry, Union Army. He gradua...

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Maj. General George L. Gillespie, Jr (1841 - 1913)

. George Gillespie, Jr., (October 7, 1841-September 27, 1913) was an American soldier who received the highest military decoration that the United States bestows to members of the military, the Medal...

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Brig General John W. Barlow (USA) (1838 - 1914)

John Whitney Barlow (June 26, 1838 – February 27, 1914) was a career officer in the United States Army. During and after the American Civil War, he was noted for his engineering talents. B...

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Brig. General Henry Martyn Robert (1837 - 1923)

Henry Martyn Robert (May 2, 1837 – May 11, 1923) was the author of Robert's Rules of Order, which became the most widely used manual of parliamentary procedure and remains today the most commo...

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Brig. General John Moulder Wilson (1837 - 1919)

John Moulder Wilson (October 8, 1837–February 1, 1919) was a Union Army engineer and later served as Chief of Engineers as well as serving as Superintendent of the United States Military Acade...

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Brig. General William Price Craighill (1833 - 1909)

William Price Craighill (July 1, 1833 – January 18, 1909) was born in Charles Town, Virginia (now West Virginia). He was an author, Union Army engineer in the American Civil War, and later ser...

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Brig. General Thomas Lincoln Casey, Sr. (1831 - 1896)

Thomas Lincoln Casey, Sr. (May 10, 1831 – March 25, 1896) was a soldier and engineer. Biography Thomas Lincoln Casey was a noted military and civil engineer of the late 19th Century. H...

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Brig. General James C. Duane (USA) (1824 - 1897)

James Chatham Duane (June 10, 1824 – December 8, 1897) was an engineering officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War, being the Chief Engineer of the Army of the Potomac. Duan...

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Gen. John Newton (USA) (1822 - 1895)

) John Newton (August 25, 1822 – May 1, 1895) was a career engineer officer in the United States Army, a Union general in the American Civil War, and Chief of the Corps of Engineers. Early l...

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Maj. General Horatio Wright (USA) (1820 - 1899)

Horatio Gouverneur Wright (March 6, 1820 – July 2, 1899) was an engineer and general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. After the war, he was involved in a number of engineering ...

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Brig. General Andrew A. Humphreys (USA) (1810 - 1883)

Andrew Atkinson Humphreys (November 2, 1810 – December 27, 1883), was a career United States Army officer, civil engineer, and a Union General in the American Civil War. He served in senior posi...

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Major General Richard Delafield (USA) (1798 - 1873)

Richard Delafield (September 1, 1798 – November 5, 1873) served as superintendent of the United States Military Academy, was Chief of Engineers, and was a major general in the Union Army durin...

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Brevet Maj. General Joseph G. Totten (USA) (1788 - 1864)

Joseph Gilbert Totten (August 23, 1788 – April 22, 1864) fought in the War of 1812, served as Chief Engineer and was regent of the Smithsonian Institution and cofounder of the National Academy...

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Brevet Brig. General Charles Gratiot (1786 - 1855)

Charles Gratiot, Jr. (August 29, 1786 – May 18, 1855) was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He was the son of Charles Gratiot, Sr., a fur trader in the Illinois country during the American Revoluti...

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Major General Alexander Macomb MP (1782 - 1841)

) Alexander Macomb (April 3, 1782–June 25, 1841) was the commanding general of the United States Army from May 29, 1828 to June 25, 1841. Born at British-held Detroit, Macomb was the son of Al...

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Brig. Gen. Walker Keith Armistead, USA (1783 - 1845)

Walker Keith Armistead (1785 – October 13, 1845) was a military officer who served as Chief of Engineers of the United States Army Corps of Engineers. He was born in Virginia. During the War...

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Brig. General Joseph Gardner Swift, USA (1783 - 1865)

Joseph Gardner Swift, the first graduate of the United States Military Academy, was born on 31 December 1783 on Nantucket Island, the son of Foster Swift and his wife, Deborah. At the age of six, he ...

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Colonel Jonathan Williams (1750 - 1815)

) Jonathan Williams (May 20, 1751 – May 16, 1815), American businessman, military figure, politician and writer. He became Chief of Engineers of the Army Corps of Engineers, was the first supe...

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Brevet Brig. General Henry Burbeck (Continental Army) (1754 - 1848)

Henry Burbeck (June 10, 1754 – October 2, 1848), son of William Burbeck and Jerusha Glover, was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He served in the United States army for more than forty years mos...

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Brig. General Rufus Putnam (Continental Army) MP (1738 - 1824)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor #: A092745 "In March, 1754 when in his sixteenth year, Rufus was apprenticed to Daniel Matthews...

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Colonel Richard Gridley (Continental Army) (1710 - 1796)

Richard Gridley (3 January 1710 – 21 June 1796) was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He was a soldier and engineer who served for the British Army during the French and Indian Wars and for the C...

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