Adolphus Washington Greely (March 27, 1844 – October 20, 1935) was a United States Army officer, polar explorer, and recipient of the Medal of Honor.


Adolphus Greely was the commanding officer of the doomed Lady Franklin Bay Expedition from 1881-1884.


Adolphus Washington Greely was born on March 27, 1844, in Newburyport, Massachusetts. Greely spent most of his life in the Army, serving in the Signal Corps.


Adolphus W. Greely, the Signal Corps' fifth Medal of Honor winner began his life of service on some of the Civil War's bloodiest battlefields - Balls Bluff, Antietam ...


Adolphus Washington Greely, (born March 27, 1844, Newburyport, Massachusetts, U.S.—died October 20, 1935, Washington, D.C.), U.S. Army officer whose ...


Born in Newburyport, Mass., on March 24, 1844, Adolphus Greely enlisted in the Civil War in 1861, serving valorously. Afterward he joined the U.S. Army Signal ...


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The Greely Expedition, so named for its commander, Lieutenant Adolphus Greely , was to have been a glorious triumph for America. On paper, it was.


Jan 28, 2011 ... Adolphus Greely was born to poverty in a family ground up by the unforgiving mills of Massachusetts. He saw the military as his way out of the ...