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 Henry Champion Deming

Henry Champion Deming

Birth
Colchester, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Death 9 Oct 1872 (aged 57)
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Plot Section H, Lot 92
Memorial ID 19094 · View Source
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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.

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  • Added: 19 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19094
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Champion Deming (23 May 1815–9 Oct 1872), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19094, citing Spring Grove Cemetery, Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .