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Godfrey Weitzel, ca 1835- d.1884

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1835 ca
Place of Birth: Ohio
Date of Death: 1884.03.19
Place of Death: Pennsylvania

Identity:

Weitz was an army officer.

Life:

A classmate of Whistler at West Point, he became assistant Professor of Engineering there from 1859 to 1861. He served at the taking of New Orleans in 1862 and rose to Major General of volunteers in the Union Army in 1864.

Bibliography:

Cullum Memorial Edition, Register of Graduates and former cadets, United States Military Academy, West Point, 1980.