Ammen, Jacob, 1808-1894

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Dates:
Birth 1807-01-07
Death 1894-02-06

Biographical notes:

Mathematics professor, civil engineer and United States Army officer. Served as Commander of the District of Illinois in 1863 and Commander of the Districts of Kentucky and Eastern Tennessee in 1864. Accompanied United States Interoceanic Canal Commission to Nicaragua and Panama in 1874 to investigate canal routes.

From the description of Papers, 1804-1895. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 22698623

From the description of Papers [microform], 1804-1895. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 41080612

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SNAC ID:
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Subjects:

  • Military offenses
  • Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862
  • Canals, Interoceanic
  • Soldiers--Diaries

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Places:

  • Illinois (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Illinois (as recorded)
  • Corinth (Miss.) (as recorded)
  • Corinth (Miss.) (as recorded)