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 Henry Walter Kingsbury
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Henry Walter Kingsbury

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 17 Sep 1862 (aged 25)
Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Cenotaph Lyme, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 39330790 View Source
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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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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Northern Neighbors
  • Added: 11 Jul 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 39330790
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/39330790/henry-walter-kingsbury : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Walter Kingsbury (25 Dec 1836–17 Sep 1862), Find a Grave Memorial ID 39330790, citing North Lyme Cemetery, Lyme, New London County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .