George R Crook

  • Moniker: Grey Wolf
  • American

US Cavalry officer, notable for his actions in the American Civil War and American Indian Wars. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Organization From To
Major general United States Army
General Union Army


Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Home Gen George Crook House Omaha, NE
Significant name Fort Verde District Camp Verde
1828/09/08 Born Born
1862/09/17 Union Col George Crook's Ohio brigade, partially supported by Edward Harland's brigade of Rodman's Division, set out for Burnside's Bridge but, lost, they miss it and arrive somewhere upstream. Union Commander Burnside Bridge, Sharpsburg Antietam National Battlefield
1864/05/09 James Cloyd house serves as a hospital and as the headquarters for General Crook Union commander Back Creek Farm, Cloyd Dublin, VA Battle for the New River Bridge
1864/05/10 Union forces battle confederate forces and burn the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad New River Bridge Union commander New River Bridge site Radford Battle for the New River Bridge
1872/12/28 Two companies of the 5th Cavalry and 30 Apache scouts battle a band of Yavapais US Army Commander Skeleton Cave Massacre Site Salt River Canyon Salt River Canyon Battle
1876/06/17 US Army, Crow and Shoshoni allies battle Lakota Sioux and Northern Cheyenne Indians. US Army Commander Rosebud Battlefield State Park Montana Battle of the Rosebud
1890/03/21 Died Died
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