QUINCY ADAMS GILLMORE - (1825-88) - Army engneer, born Black River, Lorain County, Ohio. Graduated from West Point (1849), appointed engineer-in-chief of Port Royal expedition in civil War; reduced Ft. Pulaski (Apr. 10, 1862). Served in Kentucky, defeating Peagram at Somerset. Then commanded Department of the South, comprising all occupied territory on coast of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. As commander of 10th Army Corps, served on Morris Island, and against Fts. Sumter and Wagner, and Battery Gregg. On James River (1864), took part in engagement at Bermuda Hundred and Drewry's Bluffs; was sent to cover defense of Washington. From 1865, again in charge of Department of the south. Was later named engineer-in-chief of fortifications and harbor and river inprovements on Atlantic coast south of New York. Appointed president of Mississippi River Commission (1879). Was author of several books.