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Ormsby M. Mitchel
Ormsby MacKnight Mitchel was an American astronomer and major general during the American Civil War. A person of many talents, he is also a lawyer, investigator, professor and editor. He is known for having published the first American journal devoted to astronomy. Known in the Coalition Army as "The Old Stars", he was best known for ordering the raid to become known as the Great Locomotive Chase during the American Civil War.
Nickname(s)Old Stars
BornAugust 28, 1810, Union County, Kentucky
DiedOctober 31, 1862, Beaufort, South Carolina
Place of burialGreen-Wood Cemetery Brooklyn, New York
AllegianceUnited States of America, Union
Service/branchUnited States Army, Union Army
Years of service1829–1832, 1861–1862
RankMajor General
Commands heldDepartment of the Ohio, X Corps, Department of the South
Battles/warsAmerican Civil War, Great Locomotive Chase
Other workAstronomer

About Ormsby M. Mitchel

Astronomer Ormsby M. Mitchel was born on August 28, 1810 in Kentucky, United States (He dies at the age of 52, on October 30, 1862).

Astronomer and Union soldier who founded the first astronomy magazine in the United States. During the Civil War, he is also notable for organizing the raid that became known as the Great Locomotive Chase.

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Ormsby M. Mitchel before becoming famous

Ormsby M. Mitchel was born in the Zodiac sign Virgo (The Maiden), and 1810 is also the year of Horse (馬) in the Chinese Zodiac.

Before joining the Union Army as a brigadier general of volunteers during the Civil War, he was an assistant professor of mathematics.

Achievement of Ormsby M. Mitchel

He assisted in the establishment of observatories for Harvard University and the United States Navy.

Ormsby M. Mitchel's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

Until his death from yellow fever, he lived in South Carolina.

Ormsby M. Mitchel Collabed with

Other Robert E. Lee was a former classmate of his.

Ormsby M. Mitchel Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Ormsby M. Mitchel updated on March 21 2023.