Officers

 

Updated 12/21/13

 




Major General George H. Thomas, 1816-1870

Commanded 14th Corps
Commanded Army of the Cumberland
Commanded Military Division of the Pacific

Oakwood Cemetery
Troy, NY
Photo by Gary Salmon



Major General John Ellis Wool, 1784-1869

War of 1812, Brevet Lt. Colonel
1816-1841, Inspector General of the U.S. Army
Mexican War, Commander, Chihuahua Expedition
1848-1860, Commanded Depts of the East & the Pacific
Civil War, Commanded 8th Corps

Oakwood Cemetery
Troy, NY
Photo by Gary Salmon



Major General Daniel Butterfield, 1831-1901

Medal of Honor, Gaines' Mill, June 27, 1862
Composed "Taps" bugle call

Colonel, 12th NY Militia
Commanded 1st & 3rd Brigades, 1st Division, 5th Corps
Commanded 1st Division, 5th Corps
Commanded 5th Corps
Chief of Staff, Army of the Potomac
Chief of Staff, 11th & 12th Corps, Army of the Cumberland
Commanded 3rd Division, 20th Corps

West Point Cemetery
United States Military Academy
West Point, NY
Photographer unknown



Brevet Major General Emory Upton, 1839-1881

1st Lieutenant, 5th U.S. Artillery
Colonel, 121st NY Volunteers
Commanded 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, VI Corps
Commanded 4th Division, Cavalry Corps
Commandant, West Point

Fort Hill Cemetery
Auburn, NY
Photo by Jerome Orton



Brevet Major General Joseph Bradford Carr, 1828-1895

Colonel, 2nd New York Volunteers
Commanded 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 3rd Corps (Jersey Brigade)
Commanded 3rd Division, 3rd Corps
Commanded 4th Division, 2nd Corps
Commanded 1st & 3rd Division, 18th Corps

New York Secretary of State

Oakwood Cemetery
Troy, NY
Photo by Gary Salmon



Brevet Brigadier General Henry Lawrence Burnett, 1838-1916

Special Judge Advocate for the trial of the Lincoln Assasination Conspirators

Slate Hill Cemetery
Goshen, NY
Photo by Jeffrey Albanese



Colonel Francis Markoe Cummins, 1822-1884

Lt. Colonel, 6th Iowa Volunteer Infantry,
Colonel, 124th New York Volunteers (The Orange Blossoms)

Slate Hill Cemetery
Goshen, NY
Photo by Jeffrey Albanese



Brevet Lt. Colonel Myles Keough, 1840-1876

Killed at Little Big Horn

Civil War, aide de camp to General George Stoneman
Indian Wars, Commanded held Company I, 7th Cavalry

Fort Hill Cemetery
Auburn, NY
Photo by Jerome Orton



Major Edward J. Spaulding, 1834-1888

4th U.S. Cavalry

Armory Hill Cemetery
Ilion, NY
Photo by Jerome Orton

 

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