H. C. Leonard

Short Name: H. C. Leonard
Full Name: Leonard, Henry Codman, 1818-1880
Birth Year: 1818
Death Year: 1880

Henry C. Leonard

Died: March 7, 1880, Gloucester, Massachusetts.

Leonard served as a chaplain of the 3rd Maine Regiment during the American civil war. At the time of his death, he was pastor of a Universalist Church in Annisquam, Massachusetts.

New York Times, March 8, 1880



Leonard, Rev. Henry Codman. (Northwood, New Hampshire, April 25, 1818--March 7, 1880, Pigeon Cove, Massachusetts). Chaplain in the Union Army; Universalist minister who served churches in New England; in Albany, New York; and in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Editor and author. His hymns beginning "Bells, ring out with cheerful might" and "Shepherd of the holy hills" are included in Church Harmonies: New and Old (1895).

--Henry Wilder Foote, DNAH Archives

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