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Henry Stanton (c 1796–1856) was a United States Army officer who was brevetted brigadier-general for meritorious conduct in the Mexican War (1846–1848).[1]

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Stanton born in Vermont about 1796. He was appointed a lieutenant in the light artillery on June 29, 1813, assistant deputy quartermaster-general in July 1813, military secretary to General George Izard in 1814, deputy quartermaster-general, with the rank of major on May 13, 1820, acting adjutant-general under General Thomas S. Jesup in Florida from 1836 to 1837, assistant quartermaster-general, with the rank of colonel on 7 July 7, 1838, and was brevetted brigadier-general for meritorious conduct in the Mexican War on January 1, 1847. He died at Fort Hamilton, New York on 1 August 1856.[1]

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  • Wikisource-logo.svg This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Wilson, James Grant; Fiske, John, eds. (1900) "Stanton, Henry" Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography New York: D. Appleton )

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