Claudius Wistar Sears, USMA 1841

8 November 1817 (Peru, MA) --- 15 February 1891 (Oxford, MS)

"The Mathematics Department [at the University of Mississippi] is in charge of General C. W.. Sears, who distinguished himself in the late Confederate service, and who is a graduate of West Point and a gentleman of great personal merit and high scientific attainments." [Debrow's Review, vol. 3, issue 3, March 1867, p. 318]



Arney, Chris, West Point's Scientific 200: Celebration of the Bicentennial. Biographies of 200 of West Point's Most Successful and Influential Mathematicians, Scientists, Engineers, and Technologists, 2002.

Cullum # 1089 [Have copy in paper file].