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Orville Elias Babcock (1835-1884) was an army general, engineer, and a private secretary to Ulysses S. Grant..


Butler Munch, J., 2003. "Orville Elias Babcock (1835-1884)." In: Historical Dictionary of the Gilded Age. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, p.27.



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