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Lawyer , army officer

John Henry Martindale, American lawyer, army officer.

Background

Martindale, John Henry was born on March 20, 1815 in Hudson Falls, New York, United States. Son of Henry C. Martindale.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1835.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1838. Organizer volunteer regts. in Civil War. Commissioned general United States Volunteers, 1861, served at battles of Yorktown, Mechanicsville, Gaine’s Mill, Malvern Hill, Cold Harbor, Bermuda Hundred.

Military governor District of Columbia. Brevetted major general volunteers, 1865. Attorney general New York, 1866-1868.

Vice president board of managers National Asylum of Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1868-1879.

Connections

Married Emeline Holden, June 16, 1840, 5 children.

father:
Henry C. Martindale. Martindale

spouse:
Emeline Holden