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Henry Walter Kingsbury

  • Birth 25 Dec 1836 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 17 Sep 1862 Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA
  • Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Plot Chapel Hill, Lot 640
  • Memorial ID 6989940

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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  • Added: 5 Dec 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6989940
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Walter Kingsbury (25 Dec 1836–17 Sep 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6989940, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .