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 Charles Henry Van Wyck

Charles Henry Van Wyck

Birth
Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York, USA
Death 24 Oct 1895 (aged 71)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Milford, Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 6793222 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brigadier General, US Congressman, US Senator. He was the Sullivan County, New York, District Attorney 1850 to 1856 and was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth and Thirty-seventh Congresses, serving 1859 to 1863. After his term, he entered the Union Army as Colonel of the 56th Regiment, New York Volunteers and commanded it during the Civil War. He was brevetted Brigadier General for services during the war and elected to the Fortieth Congress, serving 1867 to 1869. He moved to Nebraska in 1874 and was elected as a Republican to the US Senate and served from 1881 to 1887.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 6793222
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Henry Van Wyck (10 May 1824–24 Oct 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6793222, citing Milford Cemetery, Milford, Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .