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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1863

Vol. III

(Born Vt.)

Charles F. Rockwell

(Ap'd Vt.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1859, to June 11, 1863, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

First Lieut., Ordnance, June 11, 1863.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1863‑66: as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Allegheny Arsenal, Pa., July 3, 1863, to Mar. 25, 1864, — and at Frankford Arsenal, Pa., Mar. 26, 1864, to June 25, 1865;

(Bvt. Captain, Mar. 13, 1865, for Meritorious Services in the Ordnance Department during the Rebellion)

and in command of Nashville Ordnance Depot, Ten., June 30, 1865, to May 26, 1866.

Served: As Asst. Ordnance Officer at Washington Arsenal, D. C., May 29, 1866, to Apr. 16, 1867; as Chief Ordnance Officer of Third Military District (Georgia, Alabama, and Florida), May 1, 1867, to July, 1868, and Treasurer of the State of Georgia, at Atlanta, Ga., July, 1868; and on leave of absence, to Nov. 13, 1868.

Died, Nov. 13, 1868, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 27.

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