Elizabeth Hamilton Halleck Cullum
As we reflect on the history of women's equality this week, take a moment to learn alongside cadets from the Department of History and the Theater Arts Guild, as they introduce us to an important leader in our West Point history, Elizabeth Hamilton Halleck Cullum.
Did you know that George Cullum used the fortune he inherited from his wife Elizabeth to build Cullum Hall? Or that they married after Elizabeth's first husband, George's close friend and Abraham Lincoln's chief of Staff, died? Or that Elizabeth was the granddaughter of Alexander Hamilton? In this video, cadets from the Department of History and the Theater Arts Guild will introduce you to the singular Elizabeth Hamilton Halleck Cullum.