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army officer

Henry Clark Corbin, American army officer. Served 10 years on plains in Kansas, New Mexico, Arizona and Texas.

Background

Corbin, Henry Clark was born on September 15, 1842 in Clermont Company, Ohio, United States. Son of Shadrach and Mary Anne Corbin.

Education

Reared on farm; education common schools and 2 years in private academic. Studied law, 1860-1861.

Career

Entered United States.V., Second lieutenant 83d Ohio Infantry, July 28, 1862. Advanced through ranks to colonel United States.C.T., September 23, 1865. Bvtd. brigadier general United States.V., March 13, 1865, for meritorious services.

Honorary mustered out, March 26, 1866. Bvtd. major, March 2, 1867, for gallant and meritorious services in action at Decatur, Alabama, and lieutenant colonel, March 2, 1867 for same at Nashville. Entered regular army as Second lieutenant 17th United States Infantry, May 11, 1866.

Promoted through grades to Lieutenant general United States of America, April 15, 1906. Retired, September 15, 1906.

Membership

Served 10 years on plains in Kansas, New Mexico, Arizona and Texas.

Connections

Married Edith Agnes Patten, November 6, 1901.

father:
Shadrach Corbin

mother:
Mary Anne Corbin

spouse:
Edith Agnes Patten