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Henry Walter Kingsbury
Birth: Dec. 25, 1836
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 1862
Sharpsburg
Washington County
Maryland, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York in May 1861, and was posted as a 1st Lieutenant in the 5th United States Regular Artillery. From June to December 1861 he served as an acting Aide-de-Camp on the staff of Major General Irvin McDowell. On April 25, 1862 he was commissioned as Colonel and commander of the 11th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, which he led through to the September 17, 1862. In that battle he was killed in action while leading his men against Confederate positions at the Burnside's Bridge area. He was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, DC, and a cenotaph was erected for him in the North Lyme Cemetery, Lyme, Connecticut. 
 
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 Parents:
  Julius Jesse Bronson Kingsbury (1797 - 1856)
  Jane Creed Stebbins Kingsbury (1810 - 1892)
 
 Children:
  Henry Walter Kingsbury (1862 - 1900)*
 
 Siblings:
  Julius Hamilton Kingsbury (____ - 1850)**
  Mary Jane Kingsbury Buckner (1832 - 1874)*
  Henry Walter Kingsbury (1836 - 1862)
  Christopher C. Kingsbury (1846 - 1847)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Chapel Hill, Lot 640
 
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Record added: Dec 05, 2002
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Rest in peace, Colonel. Just missed your angel day, but hope it was blessed with God's presence and His light.
- Sharon
 Added: Sep. 18, 2016
For you cousin -
- Jeff Record
 Added: Jun. 28, 2015
Rest in peace, Colonel. Thank you for your service and sacrifices. God bless you for your gallant defense of our Union against those who would have destroyed it. Happy heavenly birthday.
- Sharon
 Added: Dec. 25, 2014
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