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Charles Corbit

Born: December 4, 1838 in Philadelphia, PA

Father: Henry Cowgill Corbit


Mother: Sarah Scull


Married: Louisa A. Naudain

November 15, 1860 in Odessa, DE

Military Service: Union, Civil War

"Taken prisoner by Stewart's Rebel Cavalry at Westminster, Md., but was paroled the following day at Dover, Pa. and rejoined the service at the expiration of his parole."
Ancestry and Posterity of John Lea, page 193

Occupation: Member, House of Representatives of Delaware


  1. Eliza Naudain Corbit
  2. Henry Cowgill Corbit
    b. May 26, 1863
    d. March 27, 1864

Died: December 29, 1887

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