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Engineer , army officer

Gouverneur Kemble Warren, American army officer, engineer. member American Philosophical Society, National Academy Sciences.

Background

Warren, Gouverneur Kemble was born on January 8, 1830 in Cold Spring, New York, United States. Son of Sylvanus Warren.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1850.

Career

Brevetted Second lieutenant Corps Topographical Engineers, 1850, second in command Lieutenant, 1854, First lieutenant, 1856. Engaged in making map and reconnaissances of Dakota Territory, 1856-1859. Assistant professor mathematics United States Military Academy, 1859-1861.

Lieutenant colonel 5th New York Volunteers, 1861. Colonel of a regiment of engrs. United States Army, 1861, captain, 1861.

Brevetted lieutenant colonel for service in Battle of Gaine’s Mill, 1862. Brigadier general United States Volunteers, 1862. Chief topographic engineer Army of Potomac, 1863.

Brevetted colonel United States Army for services in Battle of Gettysburg. Commissioned major, 1864, brevetted major general, 1865. Resigned volunteer commission 1865, re-entered Corps Engineers, United States Army.

Superintending engineer of surveys and improvements of upper Mississippi River. Commissioned lieutenant colonel Corps Engineers, 1879. Member American Philosophical Society, National Academy Sciences.

Author: An Account of the Operations of the Fifth Army Corps, 1866. Report on Bridging the Mississippi River between St. Paul, Minnesota and St. Louis, Missouri, 1878.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: An Account of the Operations of the Fifth Army Corps, 1866. Report on Bridging the Mississippi River between St. Paul, Minnesota and St. Louis, Missouri, 1878.

Membership

Member American Philosophical Society, National Academy Sciences.

Connections

Married Emily Forbes Chase, June 17, 1863, 2 children.

father:
Sylvanus Warren. Warren

spouse:
Emily Forbes Chase