Charles Frederick Henningsen

Charles Frederick Henningsen

Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium
Death 14 Jun 1877 (aged 61–62)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Plot Range 81, Site 55
Memorial ID 8080930 · View Source
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Author. CSA Veteran. Before coming to America, he fought in battles in Spain, Russia, and Hungary. After arriving in the United States, he was involved in military actions in Nicaragua, Granada, and Queresma. During this time, he was given the rank of brigadier general. As the Civil War began, he joined the Confederate Army. He published several works about his military experiences, including "Revelations of Russia," "Twelve Months' Campaign with Zumalacarregui," "Eastern Europe," "Past and Future of Hungary," "Personal Recollections of Nicaragua," and "Analogies and Contrasts." He also wrote the novels "Sixty Years Hence" and "The White Slave."

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Scandinavian in blood:
Briton by birth:
And at all points
a truly noble gentleman.
He was known
through Arms and Letters
to many lands.
In the City of Washington
he found a grave
June 14, 1877


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