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George Crook
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Portrait of George Crook
Nickname(s) Nantan Lupan, which means "Grey Wolf"
Born (1828-09-08)September 8, 1828
Taylorsville, Ohio, US
Died March 21, 1890(1890-03-21) (aged 61)
Chicago, Illinois, US
Place of burial
Allegiance United States of America
Union
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1852–1890
Rank Union Army major general rank insignia.svg Major General
Commands held 36th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Kanawha Division
Army of West Virginia
Arizona Territory
Department of the Platte
Department of the West
Division of the Missouri
Battles/wars Indian Wars
  • Pitt River Expedition

American Civil War

  • Battle of South Mountain
  • Battle of Antietam
  • Battle of Hoover's Gap
  • Battle of Chickamauga
  • Battle of Cloyd's Mountain
  • Second Battle of Kernstown
  • Battle of Opequon
  • Battle of Fisher's Hill
  • Battle of Cedar Creek
  • Battle of Five Forks
  • Battle of Sailor's Creek
  • Battle of Appomattox Courthouse

Indian Wars

  • Snake War
    • Battle of Owyhee River
    • Battle of Steen's Mountain
    • Battle of Infernal Caverns
  • Yavapai War
    • Battle of Salt River Canyon
    • Battle of Turret Peak
  • Great Sioux War
    • Battle of Rosebud
    • Battle of Slim Buttes
  • Apache Wars
    • Geronimo Campaign
Spouse(s) Mary Tapscott Dailey
Signature Appletons' Crook George signature.jpg

George R. Crook (September 8, 1828 – March 21, 1890) was a career United States Army officer, most noted for his distinguished service during the American Civil War and the Indian Wars. During the 1880s, the Apache nicknamed Crook Nantan Lupan, which means "Chief Wolf."

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