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Soldier , lawyer

Henry Edwin Tremain, American soldier, lawyer. awarded Congressional Medal of Honor, June 30, 1892, “for distinguished conduct” at battle of Resaca, Ga.

Background

Tremain, Henry Edwin was born on November 14, 1840 in New York, United States. Son of Edwin Ruthven and Mary (Briggs) Tremain.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, College City of New York, 1860. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1867.

Career

Private 7th Regiment New York State Militia April 19, 1861. First lieutenant 73d New York Infantry, August 14, 1861. Captain, November 1, 1862.

Major aide-de-camp United States.V., April 25, 1863. Bvtd.: lieutenant colonel, vols., March 13, 1865, “for gallant and meritorious services”. Colonel vols., June 12, 1865, for same during the war.

Brigadier general vols., November 30, 1865, “for faithful and meritorious services”. Awarded Congressional Medal of Honor, June 30, 1892, “for distinguished conduct” at battle of Resaca, Georgia, May 15, 1864. First assistant United State Attorneys, New York, 1873-1877.

Active in Republican campaigns. Colonel veterans of 7th Regiment, N.G.S. New York, 1887-1889. President Republican Club of City of New York, 1901, 1906.

Author: Last Hours of Sheridan’s Cavalry, 1904. Two Days of War, 1905. Sectionalism Unmasked, 1907.

Also “Fifty Papers,” writings and addresses on military, political and legal subjects, and in favor of a protective tariff, municipal ownership, etc.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Last Hours of Sheridan’s Cavalry, 1904. Two Days of War, 1905. Sectionalism Unmasked, 1907.

      Also “Fifty Papers,” writings and addresses on military, political and legal subjects, and in favor of a protective tariff, municipal ownership, etc.

Connections

Married Sarah Brownson Goodrich, June 1, 1869.

father:
Edwin Ruthven Tremain

mother:
Mary (Briggs) Tremain

spouse:
Sarah Brownson Goodrich