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Henry Van Ness Boynton
Birth: Jul. 22, 1835
West Stockbridge
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jun. 3, 1905
Atlantic City
Atlantic County
New Jersey, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the Civil War in the 35th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, rising to Lieutenant Colonel and commander of the regiment. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Tennessee on November 25, 1863. His citation reads "Led his regiment in the face of a severe fire of the enemy; was severely wounded". His Medal was issued on November 15, 1893. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "good conduct at the battles of Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge". After the War he became a well-known journalist, served as Chairman of the Chattanooga and Chickamauga National Military Park Commission, and as a Brigadier General of Volunteers during the Spanish-American War. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
Family links: 
  Charles Brandon Boynton (1806 - 1883)
  Marie Van Buskirk Boynton (____ - 1880)
  Helen Mason Boynton (1841 - 1922)*
  Charles Augustus Boynton (____ - 1915)*
  Henry Van Ness Boynton (1835 - 1905)
  William McLean Boynton (1839 - 1879)*
  Mary Emma Boynton (1848 - 1916)*
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Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 2, Site 1096
GPS (lat/lon): 38.88025, -77.07196
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 10, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 12852
Henry Van Ness Boynton
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Henry Van Ness Boynton
Added by: Russ Dodge
Henry Van Ness Boynton
Added by: Russ Dodge
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- bob tarte
 Added: Jul. 16, 2016
Thank you, General for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jun. 3, 2016

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