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 Henry Harrison Walker

Henry Harrison Walker

Birth
Sussex, Sussex County, Virginia, USA
Death 22 Mar 1912 (aged 79)
Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Section 17, Lot 25
Memorial ID 4876 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He graduated from the United States Military academy in 1853, served as a Lieutenant in the 6th United states Infantry and as Aide-de-Camp to Governor Walker of Kansas. With the secession of his home state of Virginia, at the start of the Civil War, he received a commission as Lieutenant Colonel in the 14th Virginia Infantry Regiment. Serving in General Charles Field's brigade, he was involved in many engagements being wounded twice the Battle of Gaines' Mill. After recovering, he was promoted Brigadier General for conspicuous gallantry in July, 1863. He served as a brigade commander in the battles of Bristoe Station, Mine Run and the Shenandoah Valley. In 1864, he fought at the battles of the Wilderness and Spotsylvania Court House, until he was severely wounded. He spent the remainder of the war assigned to duty as a member of the general court-martial of the Department of Richmond, Virginia.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 21 Mar 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4876
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Harrison Walker (15 Oct 1832–22 Mar 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4876, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .