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MAJOR GENERAL GEORGE LUCAS HARTSUFF
Item #: CWB6773
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Born: 05/28/1830 in Tyre, Seneca Co., NY
Died: 05/16/1874 in New York, NY
USMA: 1852, class rank: 19/43
Promotions

Date
To Rank
Full/Brevet
Army/Vol
Comments
08/03/61
Captain
Full
Army
Captain & Asst Adj Genl
04/15/62
Brig-Gen
Full
Vol

11/29/62
Major-Gen
Full
Vol

03/13/65
Brig-Gen
Brevet
Army

03/13/65
Major-Gen
Brevet
Army


Commands

From
To
Brigade
Division
Corps
Army
04/30/62
05/10/62
2
1

Department of the Shenandoah
05/16/62
06/26/62
2
Ord's

Department of Rappahannock
06/26/62
08/29/62
3
2
3
Army of Virginia
09/02/62
09/12/62
3
2
3
Army of Virginia
09/12/62
09/17/62
3
2
1
Army of Potomac
05/28/63
09/24/63


23
Army and Dept of Ohio
03/19/65
04/16/65

Infantry
Def Bermuda Hundred
Army of the James

Hartsuff, George L., major-general, was born in Tyre, N.
Y., May 28, 1830, and was graduated at West Point in 1852. He
served in Texas and in the Florida war, where he was wounded,
and was instructor in artillery and infantry tactics at the
military academy from 1856-61, when he became captain and
assistant adjutant-general. He served at Fort Pickens from
April until July 17, 1862, was then under Gen. Rosecrans in
West Virginia, becoming brigadier-general of volunteers, April
15, 1862, and soon after commander of Abercrombie's brigade,
being promoted major in the regular army July 17, 1862. He
commanded his brigade at Cedar mountain, and at Antietam,
where he was severely wounded; was appointed major-general of
volunteers Nov. 29, 1862; served as member of a board to
revise the rules and articles of war in 1863, and on April 27,
of that year was ordered to Kentucky, where he commanded the
23rd army corps and opposed the advance of Morgan in Ohio. He
was appointed lieutenant-colonel and assistant adjutant-
general U. S. A. June 1, 1864; was in command of works in the
siege of Petersburg in March, and April, 1865, and on March
13, 1865, was given the brevet ranks of brigadier- and major-
general U. S. A. for faithful and meritorious services in the
war. He was after the war adjutant-general of the 5th
military district, 1867-68, and of the division of Missouri,
1869-71, and on June 29, 1871, was retired for disability from
wounds received in battle. Gen. Hartsuff died in New York
city, May 16, 1874.


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