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Henry Knox Craig
Birth: Mar. 7, 1791
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 1869
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. One of the oldest active duty United States Army Officers during the Civil War, he entered the service just prior to the start of the War of 1812 as a 1st Lieutenant in the 2nd Regular Artillery regiment. In 1832 he was promoted to Major and be assigned to the Ordnance Department, where he would spend the rest of his career. After seeing service in the Mexican War, he was promoted to the rank of Colonel in 1851, and assigned as Chief of the United States Army Ordnance Bureau. He served in that duty until 1861, and retired in 1863, having spent 51 years in the Army. On March 13, 1865 he was brevetted Brigadier General, US Regular Army for "long and faithful service". He was the father-in-law to Civil War Union Army generals Henry J. Hunt and John P. Hawkins. 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaac Craig (1741 - 1826)
  Amelia Neville Craig (1763 - 1849)
 
 Spouse:
  Maria Bethune Hunt Craig (1798 - 1888)
 
 Children:
  Amelia Neville Craig (1827 - 1829)*
  Benjamin Faneuil Craig (1829 - 1877)*
  John Neville Craig (1830 - 1884)*
  Jane Bethune Craig Hawkins (1831 - 1913)*
  Harriette Chaplin Craig (1832 - 1837)*
  Presley Oldham Craig (1834 - 1861)*
  Mary Bethune Craig Hunt (1836 - 1911)*
  Isabella Neville Craig Berlin (1838 - 1875)*
  Katharine Amelia Craig (1840 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: North Hill, Lot 328
 
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Originally Created by: SLGMSD
Record added: May 17, 2009
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Henry Knox Craig
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