George Hampden Crosman, Sr.
|Birthplace:||Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States|
|Death:||Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States|
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Historical records matching Gen. George Crosman
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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Gen. George Crosman's Timeline
November 2, 1799
Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
November 18, 1836
May 28, 1883
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States