Upton, Emory

Upton, Emory

(1839–81) soldier, military theorist; born near Batavia, N.Y. An 1861 West Point graduate, he earned rapid promotion. At Spotsylvania (1864) his tactical innovations led to a penetration of forbidding Confederate defenses. He later published important works on tactical theory. He committed suicide after he discovered he had contracted a fatal disease.
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It's a fitting tribute to the core principles of integrity and perseverance set by Whirlpool's Lou Upton, Emory Upton and Lowell Bassford when they introduced the first electric wringer washing machine in November 11, 1911.