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Henry Washington Benham, 1813-1884

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1813.04.17
Place of Birth: Connecticut
Date of Death: 1884.06.01
Place of Death: New York City

Identity:

Henry Washington Benham, captain of engineers, was the assistant in charge of the US Coast Survey Office at Washington.

Life:

He rose to the rank of lieutenant-colonel.

Bibliography:

Cullum Memorial Edition, Register of Graduates and former cadets, United States Military Academy, West Point, 1980.