Battle Person Detail

Augur, Christopher C.

At the outbreak of the war, Augur was commissioned as a major in the 13th U.S. Infantry. On his promotion of brigadier general, he received a command in the Army of the Potomac in November 1861. He commanded a division at Cedar Mountain where he was wounded. However, he quickly returned to service with a promotion to major general. He served at the siege of Port Hudson, then sent east to command the defense of Washington, until 1866 when he mustered out of service.
Major General