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Charles Harvey Denby
Birth: Jun. 6, 1830
Death: Jan. 13, 1904

Civil War Union Army Officer. He served during the Civil War first as as Lieutenant Colonel of the 42nd Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and was wounded twice in the October 8, 1862 Battle of Perryville, Kentucky. While recouperating, he was appointed as Colonel and commander of the 80th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, being commissioned on October 17, 1862. He served until he resigned on January 17, 1863, being unable to continue field service due to his wounds. He later served as United Minister to China from 1885 to 1898. His father-in-law was Graham Newell Fitch, who served as a US Congressman, and, during the Civil War, Colonel of the 46th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. His son, Edwin Denby, served as a Congressman from Michigan, and United States Secretary of the Navy. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Martha Fitch Denby (1836 - 1906)
 
 Children:
  Graham Fitch Denby (1859 - 1919)*
  Wythe Denby (1866 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Evansville
Vanderburgh County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Nov 01, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12235781
Charles Harvey Denby
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