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Henry Bainbridge, 1803-1857

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1803
Place of Birth: New York
Date of Death: 1857
Place of Death:

Identity:

Bainbridge was an army officer.

Life:

He served in the Florida war, in the military occupation of Texas, and in the war with Mexico. In 1849-50 he served in the Seminole war. He was promoted to a lieutenant-colonel in 1851.

Bibliography:

Herringshaw's Encyclopedia of American Biography of the Nineteenth Century, Chicago, 1902, p. 67.