Name EATON, Amos Beebe
Born May 12 1806, Catskill NY
Died February 21 1877, New Haven CT
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1826, garrison duty, Florida war, commissary duty, Mexican war.
War Service May 1861 Maj. in commissary duty, June 1864 promoted Brig. Gen. in Regular Army and commissary general.
Brevet Promotions Maj. Gen. U.S.A. March 13 1865.
Post War Career Army service, retired 1874.
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Name EDWARDS, John
Born October 24 1815, Louisville KY
Died April 8 1894, Washington DC
Pre-War Profession Lawyer, politician.
War Service may 1861 Lt. Col. on staff of Iowa governor Kirkwood, August 1861 Col. of 18th Iowa, garrison duty, Camden expedition, September 1864 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded a brigade and then division in Fort Smith AR.
Post War Career Internal revenue assessor, lawyer, US congressman (briefly).
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Name EDWARDS, Oliver
Born January 30 1835, Springfield MA
Died April 28 1904, Warsaw IL
Pre-War Profession Businessman.
War Service June 1861 1st Lt. in 10th Massachusetts, aide to Gen. Couch in Peninsula campaign, September 1862 Col. of 37th Massachusetts, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wilderness, commanded 4th Bde/2nd Divn/VI Corps at Spotsylvania, commanded 3rd Bde/1st Divn/VI Corps in Shenandoah Valley campaign, Winchester, Petersburg, Sayler's Creek, May 1865 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers.
Brevet Promotions Brig. Gen. U.S.V. October 19 1864, Maj. Gen. U.S.V. April 5 1865.
Post War Career Postmaster, mayor, manufacturer.
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Name EGAN, Thomas Wilberforce
Born June 14 1834, Watervliet NY
Died February 24 1887, New York NY
Pre-War Profession
War Service 1861 enlisted in 40th New York, July 1861 Lt. Col., Peninsula campaign, Seven Pines, June 1862 Col., commanded 1st Bde/1st Divn/III Corps at Chancellorsville, commanded the 40th at Gettysburg, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, commanded 1st Bde/3rd Divn/II Corps at Cold Harbor, commanded 1st Bde/2nd Divn/II Corps in Petersburg campaign (w), September 1864 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded 3rd Provisional Divn in the Army of the Shenandoah.
Brevet Promotions Maj. Gen. U.S.V. October 27 1864.
Post War Career Customs official.
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Name ELLET, Alfred Washington
Born October 11 1820, Penn's Manor PA
Died January 9 1895, El Dorado KS
Pre-War Profession Civil engineer.
War Service August 1861 Capt. in 59th Illinois, Lt. Col. and aide to his brother Charles, Memphis, November 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded Marine Brigade, Vicksburg campaign, burned Austin MS, resigned commission December 1864.
Post War Career Civil engineer, businessman, banker.
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Name ELLIOT, Washington Lafayette
Born March 31 1825, Carlisle PA
Died June 29 1888, San Francisco CA
Pre-War Profession Attended West Point 1841-44, left to study medicine, 1846 commissioned into US Army, Mexican war, frontier duty.
War Service August 1861 Capt. in 3rd US Cavalry, Wilson's Creek, September 1861 Col. of 2nd Iowa Cavalry, New Madrid, Island No 10, siege of Corinth, June 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, chief of cavalry at Second Bull Run (w), commanded cavalry division of the Army of the Cumberland, Atlanta campaign, commanded 2nd Divn/IV Corps at Nashville, commanded Dist. of Kansas.
Brevet Promotions Brig. Gen. U.S.A. March 13 1865, Maj. Gen. U.S.V. March 13 1865, Maj. Gen. U.S.A. March 13 1865.
Post War Career Army service in the cavalry, retired 1879, banker.
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Name EMORY, William Hemsley
Born September 7 1811, Queen Anne's Cty MD
Died December 1 1887, Washington DC
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1831, artillery service, resigned 1836, 1838 recommissioned into US Army, topographical engineer duty, Mexican war, surveying.
War Service January 1861 Lt. Col. in 1st US Cavalry, withdrew his troops from Indian Territory to Fort Leavenworth, March 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded a brigade of cavalry in Peninsula campaign, commanded the XIX Corps in Red River campaign, Mansfield, Shenandoah Valley campaign, commanded Dept. of West Virginia, September 1865 promoted Maj. Gen. of Volunteers.
Brevet Promotions Maj. Gen. U.S.V. July 23 1864, Brig. Gen. U.S.A. March 13 1865, Maj. Gen. U.S.A. March 13 1865.
Post War Career Army service as commander of several Departments, retired 1876.
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Name ESTEY (ESTE), George Peabody
Born April 24 1829, Nashua NH
Died February 6 1881, New York NY
Pre-War Profession Lawyer.
War Service April 1861 Lt. Col. of 14th Ohio, Philippi, Laurel Hill, Corrick's Ford, Mill Springs, November 1862 Col., Tullahoma campaign, commanded 3rd Bde/3rd Divn/XIV Corps in Atlanta campaign, Jonesboro (w), March to the Sea, Carolinas campaign, June 1865 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers.
Brevet Promotions Brig. Gen. U.S.V. December 9 1864.
Post War Career Lawyer.
Notes He appears as Este in army records.

Name EUSTIS, Henry Lawrence
Born February 1 1819, Boston MA
Died January 11 1885, Cambridge MA
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1842 (1st in class), engineer duty, assistant professor at West Point, resigned 1849, professor of engineering at Harvard.
War Service August 1861 Col. of 10th Massachusetts, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, commanded 2nd Bde/3rd Divn/VI Corps at Gettysburg, commanded 4th Bde/2nd Divn/VI Corps at Wilderness, commanded 3rd Bde/1st Divn/VI Corps at Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, September 1863 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, resigned June 1864.
Post War Career Professor of engineering at Harvard
Notes Probably resigned because of ill health.

Name EWING, Charles
Born March 6 1835, Lancaster Ohio
Died June 20 1883, Washington DC
Pre-War Profession Lawyer.
War Service May 1861 Capt. in 13th US Infantry, Vicksburg campaign (w), Lt. Col. on Sherman's staff, Chattanooga, Atlanta campaign, March to the Sea, Carolinas campaign, March 1865 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers.
Post War Career Army service, resigned 1867, lawyer.
Notes Brother of Hugh and Thomas Ewing Jr.

Name EWING, Hugh Boyle
Born October 31 1826, Lancaster OH
Died June 30 1905, Lancaster OH
Pre-War Profession Attended West Point 1844-48, resigned before graduation, gold prospector, lawyer.
War Service May 1861 appointed brigade inspector of Ohio state volunteers, served in Western Virginia, August 1861 Col. of 30th Ohio, South Mountain, Antietam, Vicksburg campaign, November 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded 4th Divn/XV Corps at Chattanooga, commanded at Louisville KY, Carolinas campaign.
Brevet Promotions Maj. Gen. U.S.V. March 13 1865.
Post War Career US minister to Holland, lawyer, author.
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Name EWING, Thomas Jr
Born August 7 1829, Lancaster OH
Died January 21 1896, New York NY
Pre-War Profession Private secretary to President Taylor, lawyer, judge.
War Service September 1862 recruited 11th Kansas Cavalry - Col., Cane Hill, Prairie Grove, March 1863 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded Dist. of the Border, fought Sterling price in his Missouri raid, Pilot Knob, resigned February 1865.
Brevet Promotions Maj. Gen. U.S.V. March 13 1865.
Post War Career Lawyer, US congressman.
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