Buried at Dryland Church near Hecktown, PA.1
In the 1860 census he is head of the household with his widowed mother living with him in Lower Nazareth Township, Northampton County, PA. In 1850, he is living with a neighbor family (Rudolph Dech) in Upper Nazareth Township, Northampton County, PA.
Henry was a carpenter from Lower Nazareth township. He was 28 when the Civil War started. On 5-16-1863 he was promoted to corporal. Henry served in Co. H. 214 Reg. P.V. He is found on the Pennsylvania Monument at Gettysburg under the name “Henry Hagenbush”.
He married Matilda George on June, 12 1869 in Bath, PA. Marriage was performed by A. Fuchs, an Evangelical Lutheran Minister.
On the 1880 census Ida Virgina Denkel/Donkel is listed as his adopted child. She may have just been a helper living with the family.
He suffered from rheumatism from exposure about 1863. He died from Lung disease in Georgetown, near Nazareth, PA.