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Washburn, Henry Dana
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 30, credited to Windsor, VT
Unit(s): 18th IN INF
Service: 18th IN INF; Bvt BGen; disch 65

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VITALS
Birth: 03/28/1832, Windsor, VT
Death: 01/26/1871

Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Clinton, IN
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Seth Musselman
Findagrave Memorial #: 5996358
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: IN
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Remarks: None
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BURIAL:
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Gravestone

Riverside Cemetery, Clinton, IN

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Biography

Washburn, Henry D., was born in Windsor, March 28, 1832, and during that year was removed by his father to Ohio, was early apprenticed to the trade of a tanner, but not liking the business, became a school teacher, which occupation he followed until his twentieth year, studied law, and graduated at the New York State and National Law School in 1853. He subsequently settled in Indiana, and in 1854 he was appointed auditor of Vermillion county; elected to the same position in 1856, serving as such until 1861. In July of that year he raised a company for service in the war; was promoted to the command as colonel of the 18th Ind. Vols. in 1862; and in 1864 was brevetted to a brigadier-general, and was mustered out of the service in 1865; and was elected a representative from Indiana to the Thirty-ninth Congress.

Source: Jacob G. Ullery, compiler, Men of Vermont: An Illustrated Biographical History of Vermonters and Sons of Vermont, (Transcript Publishing Company, Brattleboro, VT, 1894), Part III, p. 165.