George Washington Cullum
Union Army GeneralDied when: 83 years 3 days (996 months)
Star Sign: Pisces
George Washington Cullum (25 February 1809 – 28 February 1892) was an American soldier, engineer and writer.He worked as the supervising engineer on the building and repair of many fortifications across the country.
Cullum served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, primarily in the Western Theater and served as the 16th Superintendent of the United States Military Academy.
Following his retirement from the Army, he became a prominent figure in New York society, serving in many societies, and as vice president of the American Geographical Society.
The society named the Cullum Geographical Medal after him.
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