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Henry Brewerton
Birth: Sep. 25, 1801
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 17, 1879
New Castle County
Delaware, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A 1819 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, he had a long career as an engineer in the United States Army. He served as superintendent of the USMA from 1845 to 1852, and was a Colonel in the Corps of Engineers at the outbreak of the Civil War. Too old for field command, he served as Superintending Engineer of the defenses of Baltimore, Maryland, a city critical to the Union war effort. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Regular Army on March 13, 1865 for "long, faithful and meritorious services". (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
Family links: 
  Caroline Louisa Knight Brewerton (1811 - 1853)*
  Sarah Courtenay Brewerton (1830 - 1930)*
  George Douglas Brewerton (1827 - 1901)*
  Henry Feltus Brewerton (1838 - 1913)*
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Island Cemetery
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
Plot: Lot 336
GPS (lat/lon): 41.49661, -71.31552
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Aug 01, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9252672
Henry Brewerton
Added by: Russ Dodge
Henry Brewerton
Added by: Russ Dodge
Henry Brewerton
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Thank you, General for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 17, 2016

- Jeffry Burden
 Added: Sep. 25, 2015

- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Feb. 2, 2015
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