Eaton, John, 1829-1906Alternative names
A New Hampshire native, Colonel Eaton was the General Superintendent of Freedmen for Mississippi, Arkansas, West Tennessee and Northern Louisiana from 1862 - 1865. Eaton served with the 9th Regiment Louisiana Infantry (African Descent) and recruited men for the 7th Regiment Louisiana Infantry (African Descent).
From the description of John Eaton letter, 1864 Jan. 30. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 265753858
Union Army chaplain; Tennessee Superintendent of Public Instruction, 1867-1869; U.S. Commissioner of Education, 1870-1886; president, Marietta College, 1886-1891; president, Sheldon Jackson College, 1895-1899.
From the description of Tennessee Superintendent of Public Instruction correspondence, 1867-1869. (Tennessee State Library & Archives). WorldCat record id: 28918875
In Dec. 1862, Eaton became general superintendent of freedmen for Mississippi, Arkansas, West Tennessee, and Northern Louisiana, and served in this post until 27 May 1865.
From the description of Report : to J. A. Rawlins : manuscript, 1863 Apr. 29. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612795630
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