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Henry Harrison Walker

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Born: October 15, 1832

Birth Place: Sussex County, Virginia

Father: John Harrison Walker 1808 – 1852
(Buried: Hunting Quarter Plantation Cemetery, Sussex County, Virginia)​

Mother: Mary Louise Cargill 1808 -

Wife: Mary Stuart Mercer 1841 – 1925
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Morristown, New Jersey)​

Children:

Alice Stuart Walker Lewis 1877 – 1973​
(Buried: Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, New Jersey)​

Education:

1853: Graduated from West Point Military Academy (41st in class)​

Occupation before War:

1853 – 1855: Brevet 2nd Lt. United States Army, Infantry​
1853 – 1854: Garrison Duty at Newport Barracks, Kentucky​
1854: Frontier Duty at Fort Thorn, New Mexico​
1854 – 1855: Frontier Duty at Fort Fillmore, New Mexico​
1855: Scout for the United States Army​
1855: Served in the March to Fort Stanton, New Mexico​
1855 – 1857: 2nd Lt. United States Army, 6th Infantry Regiment​
1855: Frontier Duty at Fort Fillmore, New Mexico​
1855 – 1857: Garrison Duty at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri​
1857 – 1861: 1st Lt. United States Army, 6th Infantry Regiment​
1857: Aide-de-camp to Governor Walker of Kansas​
1857 – 1860: Aide-de-camp to Brevet Brig. General Clarke​
1860 – 1861: Frontier Duty at Fort Churchill, Nevada​
1861: Resigned from United States Army on May 3rd

Civil War Career:

1861: Captain in the Confederate Army Infantry​
1861 – 1862: Lt. Colonel of 40th​ Virginia Infantry Regiment​
1862 – 1863: Colonel of 40th​ Virginia Infantry Regiment​
1862: Wounded twice during the Battle of Gaines Mill​
1862 – 1863: Served in the Defenses of Richmond Virginia​
1863 – 1865: Brigadier General in Confederate Army Infantry​
1864: Wounded in the foot during the Battle of Spotsylvania​
1864: Served on Court Martial Duty in Richmond Virginia​
1864 – 1865: Served in the Defenses of Richmond Virginia​
1865: Brought news of Lee's Surrender to President Davis​
1865: Paroled in Richmond Virginia on May 7, 1865​

Occupation after War:

1865 – 1912: Investment Banker in Morristown, New Jersey​

Died: March 22, 1912

Place of Death: Morristown, New Jersey

Age at time of Death: 79 years old

Burial Place: Evergreen Cemetery, Morristown, New Jersey
 
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Henry Harrison Walker:
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Born: October 15, 1832View attachment 378004
Birth Place: Sussex County Virginia
Father: John Harrison Walker 1808 – 1852
(Buried: Hunting Quarter Plantation Cemetery Sussex Co. Virginia)
Mother: Mary Louise Cargill 1808 -
Wife: Mary Stuart Mercer 1841 – 1925
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery Morristown New Jersey)
Children:
Alice Stuart Walker Lewis 1877 – 1973
(Buried: Princeton Cemetery Princeton New Jersey)

Education:
1853: Graduated from West Point Military Academy (41st​ in class)

Occupation before War:
1853 – 1855: Brevet 2nd​ Lt. United States Army Infantry
1853 – 1854: Garrison Duty at Newport Barracks Kentucky
1854: Frontier Duty at Fort Thorn New Mexico
1854 – 1855: Frontier Duty at Fort Fillmore New Mexico
1855: Scout for the United States Army
1855: Served in the March to Fort Stanton New Mexico
1855 – 1857: 2nd​ Lt. United States Army 6th​ Infantry Regiment
1855: Frontier Duty at Fort Fillmore New Mexico
1855 – 1857: Garrison Duty at Jefferson Barracks Missouri
1857 – 1861: 1st​ Lt. United States Army 6th​ Infantry Regiment
1857: Aide – de – camp to Governor Walker of Kansas
1857 – 1860: Aide – de – camp to Brevet Brig. General Clarke
1860 – 1861: Frontier Duty at Fort Churchill Nevada
1861: Resigned from United States Army on May 3rd​

Civil War Career:
1861: Captain in the Confederate Army Infantry
1861 – 1862: Lt. Colonel of 40th​ Virginia Infantry Regiment
1862 – 1863: Colonel of 40th​ Virginia Infantry Regiment
1862: Wounded twice during the Battle of Gaines Mill
1862 – 1863: Served in the Defenses of Richmond Virginia
1863 – 1865: Brigadier General in Confederate Army Infantry
1864: Wounded in the foot during the Battle of Spotsylvania
1864: Served on Court Martial Duty in Richmond Virginia
1864 – 1865: Served in the Defenses of Richmond Virginia
1865: Brought news of Lee's Surrender to President Davis
1865: Paroled in Richmond Virginia on May 7, 1865

Occupation after War:
1865 – 1912: Investment Banker in Morristown New Jersey


Died: March 22, 1912
Place of Death: Morristown New Jersey
Age at time of Death: 79 years old
Burial Place: Evergreen Cemetery Morristown New Jersey
His wound at Spotsylvania resulted in the loss of his foot, as well as his combat career.
 
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