Corbin, Henry Clark, 1842-1909

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1842-09-15
Death 1909-09-08

Biographical notes:

Army officer.

From the description of Henry Clark Corbin papers, 1864-1980 (bulk 1898-1909). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981128

Biographical Note

  • 1842, Sept. 15: Born, Clermont County, Ohio
  • 1860 - 1861 : Studied law
  • 1862 - 1865 : Entered U.S. Volunteers, 83rd Ohio Infantry, as second lieutenant and advanced through the ranks to colonel, U.S. Colored Troops
  • 1865: Married Frances W. Strickle
  • 1866: Entered regular army
  • 1866 - 1876 : Served in the U.S. Army in the Southwest, including in the field against Apache, Sioux, and Moquis
  • 1877: Appointed secretary to Sitting Bull Commission Detailed for duty at Executive Mansion
  • 1880: Appointed assistant adjutant general
  • 1880 - 1881 : Secretary, presidential inauguration committee
  • 1898: Appointed adjutant general
  • 1900 - 1901 : Secretary, presidential inauguration committee
  • 1901: Married Edythe Agnes Patten (died 1959)
  • 1904 - 1906 : Commanded Philippine Division
  • 1906: Promoted to lieutenant general Retired from U.S. Army
  • 1909: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Henry Clark Corbin Papers, 1864-1980, (bulk 1898-1909), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • International relief--China
  • Spanish--American War, 1898
  • Presidents--Inauguration
  • International relief
  • Presidents--United States--Inauguration

Occupations:

  • Army officers

Places:

  • China (as recorded)
  • Philippines (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • Philippines (as recorded)