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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1867

Vol. III

(Born Mich.)

Charles S. Heintzelman​1

(Ap'd at Large)


Charles Stuart Heintzelman​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1863, to June 17, 1867, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, June 17, 1867.

Served: on frontier duty, at Ft. McPherson, Neb., Sep. 29, 1867, to May 14, 1868, — Ft. Kearny, Neb., May 20 to Nov. 11, 1868, — Omaha Barracks, Neb., Nov. 21, 1868, to Feb. 27, 1869, — Acting Aide-de‑Camp to Bvt. Major-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Canby, at Richmond, Va., Mar. 23 to Aug. 8, 1870; in garrison at Key West, Fla., Sep. 5, 1870, to Nov. 30,

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Apr. 20, 1870)

1872, — Ft. Niagara, N. Y., Dec. 7, 1872, to Dec. 1, 1873; on sick leave of absence, Dec. 1, 1873, to June 1, 1874; in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., to May 1, 1875; on Signal Duty at Ft. Whipple, Va., May 4, 1875, to Feb. 21, 1876, — and in charge of Military Telegraph

(Captain, Staff — Asst.‑Quartermaster, May 29, 1876)

Lines in Texas and the Indian Territory, to July 31, 1876; as Depot Quartermaster, at Ft. Buford, Dak., to Sep. 15, 1876, — and at Bismarck, Dak., to Oct. 19, 1876; on leave of absence, Oct. 19 to Nov. 19, 1876; settling accounts at Washington, D. C., to Jan. 28, 1877; as Depot and Post Quartermaster, St. Paul, Min., Feb. 2 to May 28, 1877; in constructing buildings at Ft. Keogh, Mon., June 25 to Nov. 12, 1877, and Quartermaster of the Post, and of the District of the Yellowstone, Nov. 13, 1877, to Nov. 19, 1878; on sick leave of absence, Dec. 5, 1878, to Mar. 12, 1879, and June 6 to Dec. 1, 1879; assisting in Construction of Buildings at new fort, Beaver Creek, Mon., Mar. 12 to  p88 June 6, 1879; as Quartermaster at St. Augustine, Fla., Dec. 5, 1879, to June 17, 1880; and on leave and sick leave of absence, to Feb. 27, 1881.

Died, Feb. 27, 1881, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 35.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1881, for an obituary notice.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

The Author's Note:

1 Son of Bvt. Major-General Samuel P. Heintzelman, Colonel, 17th Infantry.

Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Heintzelman's full name is from his tombstone, q.v.; his AOG obituary spells his middle name Stewart.

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