Many of the first generation graduates of the school served as military chaplains during the Civil War. Later George L. Fox would be one of the “Four Chaplains.”
Below is a partial list of graduates and students of Boston University who have served as military chaplains. Corrections and additions requested.
Robert G. Adams — Antonio A. Arrighi — Edwin G. Babcock — Lorenzo Barber — George S. Barnes — Egbert A. Braman — Seth C. Cary — Melville B. Chapman — Charles M. Charlton — Henry H. Clark — Olin A. Curtis — Isaac S. Cushman — Albert L. Dearing — Benjamin F. DeCosta — Clayton E. De La Mater — Joel W. Eaton — William Wilcox Edel — Charles T. Erickson — George L. Fox — Joseph P. French — Rodney Gage — John W. Hamilton — George M. Manlen — Emory A. Howard — James H. Humphrey — William E. Huntington — John Keogan — Albert D. Knapp — James F. Mears — John J. Millsaps — George C. Morehouse — James Noyes — John Paulson — William H. H. Pillsbury — Bradford P. Raymond — Alan C. Rhodes — George W. Ruland — Frank K. Stratton — Eben Tirrell — James H. Trask — Edwin Warriner — Henry S. White