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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1868

Vol. III
p112
2235

(Born Mo.)

Charles R. Barnett

(Ap'd Ky.)

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Charles Ridgely Barnett: Born Sep. 4, 1844, Warrensburg, MO.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1864, to June 15, 1868, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 5th Artillery, June 15, 1868.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Macon, N. C., Oct. 1, 1868, to Feb. 5, 1869, — Ft. Adams, R. I., Feb. 9, 1869, to Mar. 10, 1870, — Ft. Trumbull, Ct., Mar. 10 to Oct. 1, 1870, — Ft. Adams, R. I., Oct. 1, 1870, to Oct. 1, 1872, — Ft. Sullivan, Me., Dec. 1, 1872, to Apr. 17, 1873, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), May 1, 1873, to May 1, 1874, — Ft. Adams, R. I., June 3, 1874, to May 1, 1875, — Madison Barracks, N. Y.,

(First Lieut., 5th Artillery, May 1, 1875)

May 12 to Nov. 26, 1875, — and St. Augustine, Fla., Dec. 2‑20, 1875; as Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Pennsylvania Military Academy, Chester, Pa., Jan. 1, 1876, to July 1, 1881; awaiting orders, to

(Captain, Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, Feb. 18, 1881)

Oct. 8, 1881; on leave of absence, to Oct. 8, 1882; as Asst. Quartermaster, Omaha Depot, Neb., Jan. 1 to May 17, 1883, — Post Quartermaster, Ft. McKinney, Wy., to Jan., 1884, — Depot and Disbursing Quartermaster, Portland, Or., to Nov. 13, 1887, — Asst. Quartermaster, Department of Arizona, Nov. 22, 1887, to Apr. 13, 1888, — Depot Quartermaster, Baltimore, Md., Apr. 19 to Dec. 20, 1888, — and Asst. to New York Depot Quartermaster, to Oct. 1, 1889; and on leave of absence, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p179
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: As assistant to Chief Quartermaster, Department of the East, Governor's Island, N. Y., from Aug. 2, 1890 to Nov. 16, 1894.

(Major, Staff — Quartermaster, Feb. 11, 1894)

— Depot Quartermaster, Washington, D. C., Nov., 1894 to Sept. 3, 1895. — Constructing Quartermaster at Cheyenne, Wyo., Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo., and Fort Sill, Okla., from Oct. 1, 1896 to April 27, 1897. — Jeffersonville Depot, Ind., of the Quartermaster's Department, from April 30, 1897 to ––––

(Lieut.‑Colonel and Chief Quartermaster, U. S. Volunteers,
July 16, 1898)

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Staff — Depot Quartermaster-General, Nov. 3, 1898)

(Honorably discharged from Volunteer Service, Dec. 15, 1898)

Vol. V
p151
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Jeffersonville Depot, Ind., of the Quartermaster's Department, from April 30, 1897 to Oct. 3, 1898 and in charge of same depot to Sept. 30, 1901. — Depot Quartermaster at St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 1, 1901 to Mar. 4, 1902. — On leave March 2 to May 3, 1902. — On sick leave from May 4 to July 5, 1902.

Died July 5, 1902, at Battle Creek, Mich.: Aged 58.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1903, for an obituary notice.

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.


Thayer's Note:

a Lt‑Col. Barnett's full name and birth data are from his AOG obituary.


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