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Charles Henry Winfield (April 22, 1822 - June 10, 1888) was a U.S. Representative from New Yorkmarker during the latter half of the American Civil War and the beginning of Reconstruction.

Biography

Winfield was born in Crawford, New Yorkmarker were he completed preparatory studies before going on to study law.

He was admitted to the bar in 1846 and commenced practice in Goshen, New York were he eventually went on to serve as district attorney for Orange County from 1850-1856.

Winfield was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1863-March 3, 1867) but he was not a candidate for renomination in 1866 and resumed his legal practice.

He died in Walden, New Yorkmarker, June 10, 1888 and was interred in Wallkill Valley Cemetery.

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