Amiel Weeks Whipple Edit Profile
Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1841.
Member survey team established to settle Northeastern boundary of the United States, 1844-1849. Surveyed boundary between Mexico an United States, 1849-1853. Surveyed route for railroad line to Pacific Ocean, 1853-1856.
Supervised operation designed to open Great Lakes for large craft, 1856-1861. Chief topographical engineer at Battle of Bull Run, 1860. Commissioned major United States Army, 1861.
Promoted brigadier general United States Volunteers, 1862. Wounded 2d day of fighting at Battle of Chancellorsville, 1863. Promoted major general United States Volunteers before his death.
Member survey team established to settle Northeastern boundary of the United States, 1844-1849.
Married Eleanor Sherburne, September 12, 1843.