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COREY, Charles Henry, clergyman, born at New Canaan, New Brunswick. 12 December, 1834. He was graduated at Acadia College, Nova Scotia, and at Newton theological seminary in 1861. Not long after his ordination to the Baptist ministry he resigned his charge, to enter the service of the United States Christian commission, and remained in that service until the end of the war. In 1867 he was appointed principal of the Augusta institute, Augusta, Georgia, and in the next year was transferred to Richmond, Virginia, as president of an institution for the training of colored preachers and teachers. In this work he has been eminently successful.
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