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Reverend Henry Clay Trumbull
Reverend Henry Trumbull
American, 1830 - 1903
Biography: Henry Clay Trumbull was from Stonington, Connecticut, and was educated at Stonington Academy and Williston Seminary. In 1854 he married Alice Cogswell Gallaudet (d. 1891). He was ordained as a Congregational Minister in 1862 and became Chaplain of the Tenth Connecticut Regiment during the Civil War. He was captured and placed into a Confederate prison where he remained until the end of the war. He became Secretary of the American Sunday School Union until he became editor of The Sunday School Times in 1875. He died 9 December 1903.