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Henry Champion Deming
Birth: May 23, 1815
Colchester
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Oct. 8, 1872
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer, US Congressman. Served as Mayor of Hartford from 1854 to 1858. After the outbreak of the Civil War, on October 15, 1861, he was appointed Colonel and commander of the 12th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. He led the regiment in the early 1862 fighting in Louisiana, and was briefly put in command of Fort Jackson after its capture by the Union. He was then appointed as military mayor of New Orleans after the capitulation of that city to Union forces in May 1862. Served as military mayor from October 1862 to February 1863, when he resigned his Union Army commission due to his wife's severe illness. While in army service he was elected to represent CT's 1st District in the House of Representatives, and served from 1863 to 1867. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Clerc Deming (1828 - 1869)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Clerc Deming (1852 - 1924)*
  Mary Shipman Deming (1855 - 1859)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Spring Grove Cemetery
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Section H, Lot 92
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Dec 19, 2000
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Henry Champion Deming
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Henry Champion Deming
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
Henry Champion Deming
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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