The New Student's Reference Work/Armstrong, Samuel Chapman

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The New Student's Reference Work (1914)
Armstrong, Samuel Chapman
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Armstrong, Samuel Chapman, an educational philanthropist, was born in 1839 in the Hawaiian Islands, where his father was a missionary, and died at Hampton, Va., May 11, 1893. In 1862 he entered the Union army and rose to the rank of brigadier-general. During the war he took a hearty interest in the Freedmen's Bureau, and in 1868 he founded and became principal of the Hampton Institute of Virginia for the education of negroes and Indians.