Amos Beebe Eaton

Amos Beebe Eaton (HMXGK)

Location: New Haven, CT 06511 New Haven County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 18.771', W 72° 55.662'

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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 1826He 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 ArmiesWas 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 justnessOf all claims and the loyalty of the claimants for subsistence suppliesImpressed by the armies in the field.Of high character and of rare and varied intellectual attainments he served his countryFor nearly fifty years in war and in peace with honor and with signal asilityIn youth a Christian he continued Christ's faithful soldier and servant unto his life's end.
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 673461 N 4575558
Decimal Degrees41.31285000, -72.92770000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 18.771', W 72° 55.662'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 18' 46.26" N, 72° 55' 39.72" W
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Area Code(s)203
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 227 Grove St, New Haven CT 06511, US
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