Gouverneur Kemble Warren Edit Profile
Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1850.
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.
Member American Philosophical Society, National Academy Sciences.
Married Emily Forbes Chase, June 17, 1863, 2 children.