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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1864

Vol. III
p15
2022

(Born Mo.)

Amos Stickney

(Ap'd N. Y.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1860, to June 13, 1864, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

First Lieut., Corps of Engineers, June 13, 1864.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1864‑66: as Asst. Engineer on the Staff of the Commanding General of the Department of the Missouri, June 21 to Aug. 8, 1864, — and on the Staff of General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Cullum, at Nashville, Ten., Aug. 8 to Sep. 1, 1864; and as Asst. Engineer, Oct. 5, 1864, to June 3, 1865, and Chief Engineer, June 3 to

(Bvt. Captain, Dec. 21, 1864, for Zeal and Efficiency
in the Discharge of his Duties with the Army of the Tennessee
during the Campaign in Georgia in 1864)

(Bvt. Major, Mar. 13, 1865, for Faithful and Meritorious Services during the Campaign through Georgia and the Carolinas)

July 23, 1865, of the Army of the Tennessee, being engaged in the various Movements and Operations of the Georgia and Carolina Campaigns.

Served: as Asst. Engineer in the construction of Ft. Winthrop, Boston p16Harbor, Mas., July 31 to Dec. 5, 1865, — and of Ft. Monroe, Hampton Roads, Va., Dec. 15, 1865, to Nov. 8, 1866; in command of Engineer Company at West Point, N. Y., Nov. 13, 1866, to Aug. 31, 1867; on Engineer Recruiting service, Nov. 18, 1866, to Sep. 8, 1867; as Asst. Professor

(Captain, Corps of Engineers, Mar. 7, 1867)

of Engineering at the Military Academy, Nov. 12, 1866, to Aug. 31, 1867; in command of Engineer Company, at Willet's Point, N. Y., Aug. 31, 1867, to Nov. 10, 1868; as Assistant Engineer of Improvement of the Upper Mississippi, Nov. 27, 1868, to July 18, 1869, — of substructure of Rock Island Bridge, July 18, 1869, to Sep. 19, 1872, — and of Improvement of Des Moines Rapids, Sep. 19, 1872, to Nov. 16, 1877; as Superintending Engineer of the Improvement of the Des Moines Rapids of the Mississippi, Nov. 16, 1877, to Nov. 21, 1881, — and of Des Moines Rapids Canal, July, 1878, to Nov. 21, 1881; as Member of Board of Engineers on plan and location of Bridge across the Mississippi between Warsaw, Ill., and Alexandria, Mo., Aug., 1873, — on Lock and Sluices of the Canal around Des Moines Rapids, May, 1875; in temporary charge of various Harbor and River improvements in Michigan, Indiana, and Illinois, Sep. 15, 1880, to Apr. 30, 1881; in charge of Defenses

(Major, Corps of Engineers, Jan. 2, 1881)

and various River and Harbor Improvements in Louisiana, Dec. 1, 1881, to Jul. 22, 1884, — of Pearl River, Mis., Dec. 1, 1881, to Aug. 7, 1884, — of Levees and other Improvements on Mississippi River, from Warrenton to the Delta, Aug. 30, 1882, to Feb. 27, 1886, — of Louisville and Portland Canal, and Improvement of Falls of the Ohio, since Mar. 15, 1886, — of Wabash and White Rivers, Ind., since Apr. 10, 1886, — and temporarily of River and Harbor improvements in Kentucky, May 6, 1887, to Sep. 1, 1888; of supervision of proposed road at Lock No. 1, Kentucky River, Nov. 2, 1887, to Apr. 17, 1888, — of Bridge across Tradewater River, Ky., Nov. 2, 1887, to Oct. 9, 1888, — and of Bridge across Ohio River, at Louisville, Ky., since Mar. 12, 1889; and as Member of various Engineer Boards on River and Harbor Improvements, Bridge Construction, etc., 1880‑90.

Vol. IV
p143
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: In charge of Louisville and Portland Canal, improvement of the Falls of Ohio River, of Wabash River, and White River, to April 11, 1890. — In charge of improvement of the harbors of Erie, Dunkirk, and Buffalo, on Lake Erie, of the harbors of Wilson, Olcott, and Oak Orchard, on Lake Ontario, and of the Niagara River and tonawanda harbor to Jan. 25, 1892. — In charge of improvement of the Cheat, Allegheny, and Monongahela rivers to Dec. 14, 1893, and of the Ohio and Muskingum rivers to Feb. 6, 1896. — Engineer 14th Lighthouse District to Feb. 6, 1896.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Corps of Engineers, May 18, 1893)

— Member of Mississippi River Commission, Jun. 30, 1894. — Member of the Missouri River Commission, Jan. 14, 1896, and President of same, Feb. 11, 1896. In charge of work on the Missouri River under the Missouri River Commission from Jan. 14, 1896 to –––––; Engineer 16th Lighthouse District from Jan. 14, 1896 to May 30, 1898, and of the 15th District from Jan. 14, 1896 to [image ALT: an underscored blank]; Inspector 15th Lighthouse from May 26, 1898 to June 30, 1898. — In charge of examination of reservoir sites in Wyoming and Colorado, Aug. 1, 1896; final report submitted Nov. 13, 1897. — Served on various boards to consider plans of river and harbor work, establishment of harbor lines, and plans of bridges. — Appointed by the U. S. Supreme Court, Oct. 21, 1895, one of three commissioners to ascertain and run the boundary line between the States of Indiana and Kentucky, north of Green River Island.

Vol. V
p112
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: In charge of work on the Missouri River under the Missouri River Commission from Jan. 14, 1896 to June 30, 1902. — Engineer 16th Lighthouse District from Jan. 14, 1896 to May 30, 1898, and of the 15th District from Jan. 14, 1896 to Feb. 21, 1903. — Inspector 15th Lighthouse District from May 26, 1898 to June 30, 1898. — In charge of examination of reservoir sites in Wyoming and Colorado, Aug. 1, 1896; final report submitted Nov. 13, 1897. — Served on various boards to consider plans of river and harbor work, establishment of harbor lines, and plans of bridges. — Appointed by the U. S. Supreme Court, Oct. 21, 1895, one of three commissioners to ascertain and run the boundary line between the States of Indiana and Kentucky, north of Green River Island.

(Colonel, Corps of Engineers, May 2, 1901)

— Division Engineer of Southwestern Division from May 2, 1901 to July 24, 1901. — Division Engineer of Western Division from July 24, 1901 to Feb. 13, 1903. — President of Mississippi River Commission from May, 1901 to March 4, 1903. — In charge of New York District of River and Harbor Works from Feb., 1903 to June, 1904. — Member of the Board of Engineers; member of the New York Harbor Line Board; member of the Examining Board, Feb., 1903 to June, 1907. — Member of the Lighthouse Board from April 10, 1903 to June 11, 1907. — Chief Engineer Officers of p113the Atlantic Division from Jan. 15, 1904 to June 4, 1907. — Division Engineer of the Eastern Division from Feb., 1903 to June 4, 1907. — Division Engineer of the Southeastern Division from Feb. 1, 1906 to March 14, 1906. — Division Engineer of the Northeastern Division from May 7, 1906 to June 4, 1907.

(Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Aug. 27, 1907)

Retired from Active Service Aug. 27, 1907,
by operation of law.

Vol. VI
p106
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Aug. 27, 1843.)

Military History. —

Colonel, Corps of Engineers, May 2, 1901.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Aug. 27, 1907,
By Operation of Law.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., on Retired List, Aug. 27, 1907,
Act of April 23, 1904.

Vol. VII
p75
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel, Corps of Engineers, May 2, 1901.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Aug. 27, 1907,
By Operation of Law.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., on Retired List, Aug. 27, 1907,
Act of Apr. 23, 1904.

Died, Oct. 25, 1924, at New York, N. Y.: Aged 81.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1925.


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