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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1874

Vol. III
p230
2529

(Born N. Y.)

Charles W. Rowell

(Ap'd N. Y.)

21

Born Sep. 26, 1850.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1870, to June 17, 1874, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, June 17, 1874.

Served: in garrison at Montevallo, Ala., Sep. 30 to Oct. 10, 1874, — Tuscaloosa, Ala., Oct. 10 to Nov. 20, 1874, — Mt. Vernon Barracks, Ala., Nov. 23, 1874, to Sep. 8, 1876 (leave of absence, Mar. 11 to Apr. 11, 1875), — Chattanooga, Ten., Sep. 17, 1876, to July 13, 1877, — and Nashville, Ten., Nov. 18, 1876, to Mar. 28, 1877 (leave of absence, to Apr. 28, 1877); and on frontier duty at Lewiston, Ida., July 29‑31, 1877, — Ft. Lapwai, Ida., Sep. 24, 1877, to July 13, 1878, — Adjutant, 2d Infantry, May 14, 1878, to Mar. 8, 1887, — at Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., as Assistant Adjutant-General, District of Clearwater, July 13 to Sep. 19, 1878, — and Ft. Lapwai, Ida., Sep. 20, 1878, to Aug. 23, 1879, — Fort Coeur d'Alène, Ida., to July, 1886, — and Ft. Omaha, Neb., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p245
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

(Charles Walter Rowell)

Military History. —

(First Lieutenant of Infantry, 2d Infantry, Sept. 26, 1881)

Served: At Fort Omaha, Neb., to Feb., 1891. — In the field, Sioux campaign, Nov., 1890 to Jan., 1891. — Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Grove City College, Grove City, Pa., Feb. 25, 1891 to Feb. 25, 1895. — On garrison duty at Fort Omaha, Neb., to July, 1896.

(Captain of Infantry, 2d Infantry, May 29, 1896)

— At Fort Keogh, Mont., to April, 1898; at Camp Thomas, Ga., to May, 1898; at Tampa, Fla., to June, 1898. — In the campaign against Santiago  p246 de Cuba to July 10, 1898, being wounded, July 1, 1898, while leading his company in the assault on San Juan Hill, and

Killed in Action, July 10, 1898, in front of Santiago de Cuba: Aged 48.

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

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Rowell's birthdate is from his tombstone, q.v.


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