The older of two Henry Washington’s who made their way to Union gunboats in the James River on the night of 18 JUL 1863 and enlisted in the US Navy. This Henry was a seaman on the USS Wabash, USS Dinsmore, USS Shark, and USS Ohio. He was married to Nancy Christian at Shirley in 1858 and was the father of Quetta, Annie and Henry. US Navy Invalid #16677.