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educator , Engineer , army officer

Henry Lawrence Eustis, American engineer, educator, army officer.

Background

Eustis, Henry Lawrence was born on February 1, 1819 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of General Abraham and Rebecca (Sprague) Eustis.

Education

Graduated from Harvard, 1838, A.M., 1850. Graduate United States Military Academy, 1842.

Career

Assistant professor engineering United States Military Academy, 1847-1849. Professor engineering Harvard, 1849-1885, organized department engineering Harvard’s Lawrence Scientific School, dean science faculty, 1862-1863, 71-85. Commissioned brigadier general United States Volunteers, 1863, served in many important battles.

Fellow American Academy Arts and Scis.

Connections

Married Sarah Eckley, May 2, 1844. Married second, Caroline Hall, July 10, 1856.

father:
General Abraham Eustis

mother:
Rebecca (Sprague) Eustis

spouses:
Caroline Hall

Sarah Eckley