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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1872

Vol. III
p199
2449

(Born N. Y.)

Charles A. Worden

(Ap'd N. Y.)

39

Born Mar. 25, 1847, Syracuse, NY.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1867, to June 14, 1872, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, June 14, 1872.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Shaw, Mon., Sep. 30, 1872, to Nov. 6, 1874, — Ft. Ellis, Mon., Nov. 16, 1874, to Oct. 21, 1877 (leave of absence, Oct. 21, 1877, to Apr. 1, 1878), — with recruits at Ft. Snelling, Min., Apr. 2 to May 14, 1878, — Ft. Shaw, Mon., June 1 to Sep., 1878, — and Ft. Snelling, Min., Oct. 11, 1878, to Mar. 4, 1879; at the Military Academy

(First Lieut., 7th Infantry, Mar. 20, 1879)

as Assistant Professor of Drawing, Mar. 11 to Aug. 28, 1879, and Principal Assistant, to Apr., 1882, — and Assistant Instructor of Practical p200Military Engineering, Aug. 28, 1879, to Aug. 28, 1883; on frontier duty at Ft. Laramie, Wy., to Aug. 21, 1889, — Regimental Adjutant, Oct. 1, 1885, to Sep. 1, 1889, — and Acting Engineer Officer, Department of the Platte, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p225
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

(Charles Anthony Worden)

Military History. — Served: On the staff of General J. R. Brooke, as Acting Engineer Officer, Department of the Platte, Aug., 1889 to Jan. 1, 1894.

(Captain of Infantry, 7th Infantry, July 10, 1891)

— On leave of absence, Jan. 1, 1894 to Jan. 1, 1895. — Fort Logan, Colo., to the outbreak of the Spanish-American war. — Chickamauga, Ga. p226(April 24, 1898), Tampa, Fla., and en route to Cuba, to June 23. — In command of his company at the battle of El Caney. — In hospital at Siboney, July 16, 1898. — Arrived at Port Tampa quarantine station on Tripoli Santiago, July 31. — In quarantine to Aug. 9. — En route to and at Fort Logan, Colo., to Sept. 21, 1898.

Died, Sept. 21, 1898, at Fort Logan, Colo.: Aged 51.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1899, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.


Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Worden's birth data are from his AOG obituary.


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