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mining engineer , soldier

Alfred Perkins Rockwell, American mining engineer, soldier. Served 3 years in army during Civil war, as captain, 1st Connecticut Light Battery, January 21, 1862, to June 18, 1864.

Background

Rockwell, Alfred Perkins was born on October 16, 1834 in Norwich, Connecticut, United States. Son of John Arnold and Mary Watkinson (Perkins) Rockwell.

Education

Graduated from Yale, 1855. Studied mining engineering 2 years In scientific department, Yale. 1 year in Museum of Practical Geology, London, and 1 year at School of Mines, Freiberg, Saxony (Bachelor of Philosophy, 1857, A.M., 1858, Yale).

Career

Samuel E. Foote, New Haven, Connecticut, June 20, 1865 (died 1902). Pulled an oar in the Atlanta boat, 1852, in 1st regatta ever rowed bet. Yale and Harvard.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Roads and Pavements in France, 1896.

Membership

Served 3 years in army during Civil war, as captain, 1st Connecticut Light Battery, January 21, 1862, to June 18, 1864.

Connections

Married Katharine Virginia, d.

father:
John Arnold Rockwell

mother:
Mary Watkinson (Perkins) Rockwell

spouse:
Katharine Virginia