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George D. Wise, Assistant in the Coast Survey, joined Army Quartermaster Corps, initially responsible for supplying Union Army and Navy on the Mississippi. Rose to become head of all Army Quartermaster marine supply units and directed the activities of approximately 400 supply ships and troop transports by the close of the war. Brevetted a Brigadier General for his services.

Image ID: pers0086, NOAA's People Collection

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