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Henry Clay Bolinger
Birth: May 28, 1828
Potts Grove
Northumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 21, 1902
Gettysburg
Potter County
South Dakota, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He enlisted in the Union Army at Lock Haven, Pennsylvania on April 24, 1861, and was mustered in Washington, DC on July 27 as a 1st Lieutenant in Company D, 7th Pennsylvania Reserves (36th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry). He was promoted to Captain on June 26, 1861, Lieutenant Colonel on May 5, 1862, and to Colonel and regimental commander on June 1, 1862. Charged for "abandoning his post" on picket duty, a court-martial found him not guilty of all charges and specifications. He was honorably discharged at term's end August 19, 1864, and was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "gallant conduct at the Battle of the Wilderness Va". (bio by: Art Loux) 
 
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 Parents:
  Christian Jacob Bolinger (1798 - 1875)
  Eliza Forset Kirk Bolinger (1796 - 1957)
 
Burial:
Gettysburg Cemetery
Gettysburg
Potter County
South Dakota, USA
Plot: Block 7, Lot 255
 
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Originally Created by: Art Loux
Record added: Nov 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62336810
Henry Clay Bolinger
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Henry Clay Bolinger
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Henry Clay Bolinger
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- Bunny
 Added: Jul. 21, 2016
General, thank you for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jul. 21, 2016

- Bunny
 Added: May. 29, 2016
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