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George H. Crosman
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Personal Information
Born: November 2, 1799
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Died: May 28, 1882
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Allegiance: United States of America
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Branch: United States Army
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Rank: Brevet Major General
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Commands: Chief Quartermaster, Department of Pennsylvania
Battles: Black Hawk War
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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 Department.

Early life and education[]

Born in Taunton, Massachusetts in 1799 to George Crosman and Amelia Keith Crosman, George H. Crosman enrolled in the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1819.[1] After his graduation, he was commissioned second lieutenant in the 6th United States Infantry. During the 1820s, he served at various posts on the frontier with the 6th Infantry including Fort Mackinac in Michigan, Fort Atkinson in Iowa, and Jefferson Barracks in Missouri.[2]

Civil War service[]

See also[]

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  • List of Massachusetts generals in the American Civil War


  1. Bowen, 907.
  2. U.S. Mexican War


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