New Haven in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Amos Beebe Eaton
Brigadier and Commissary-General U.S. Army
Born May 12 1806
Died February 21 1877
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Graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1826 He served in the Black Hawk and Seminole Wars. Through the Mexican War he served with distinction on General Taylor's staff. He was brevetted for gallantry at the Battle of Buena Vista. From the outbreak of the Civil War to its close his work in provisioning the Union Armies Was so vast and successful that it was pronounced unequaled in history. He received the brevet of Major General for "distinguished services during the Civil War" Congress afterward assigned to him the great judicial labor of determining the justness Of all claims and the loyalty of the claimants for subsistence supplies Impressed by the armies in the field. Of high character and of rare and varied intellectual attainments he served his country For nearly fifty years in war and in peace with honor and with signal asility In youth a Christian he continued Christ's faithful soldier and servant unto his life's end.
Location. 41° 18.771′ N, 72° 55.662′ W. Marker is in New Haven, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker can be reached from the intersection Touch for map. Located in Grove Street Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 227 Grove Street, New Haven CT 06511, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Col. Decius Wadsworth (a few steps from this marker); Benjamin Silliman (a few steps from this marker); Jedidiah Morse (within shouting distance of this marker); David Humphreys (within shouting distance of this marker); Cortlandt Van Rensselaer Creed (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathaniel William Taylor (within shouting distance of this marker); Yehudi Ashmun (within shouting distance of this marker); In Remembrance (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Haven.
Also see . . . Amos Beebe Eaton on Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 16, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
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