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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1875

Vol. III
p241
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(Born Mas.)

Charles H. Clark

(Ap'd Mas.)

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Born Hubbardston, MA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1871, to June 16, 1875, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, June 16, 1875.

Served: in garrison at Key West, Fla., Oct. 7 to Dec. 21, 1875, — Ft. Warren, Mas. , Dec. 29, 1875, to Jan. 4, 1876, — Ft. Adams, R. I., Jan. 5 to Oct. 20, 1876, — Summerville and Charleston, S. C., Oct. 22, 1876 to Feb. 3, 1877, — Washington Arsenal, D. C. , Feb. 5 to Apr. 5, 1877, — and Ft. Adams, R. I., Apr. 7 to July 24, 1877; in suppressing Railroad Disturbances in Pennsylvania, July 24 to Oct. 24, 1877; in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., Oct. 24, 1877, to Apr. 20, 1878, — and Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), May 1, 1878, to Apr. 29, 1880, — Ft. Adams, R. I., to June 16, 1880; at the Military Academy as Assistant

(First Lieut., Ordnance , June 16 , 1880)

Instructor of Ordnance and Gunnery, July 15, 1880, to Aug. 28, 1884; as Assistant at the Springfield Armory, Mas. , Sep. 1, 1884, to Apr. 11, 1889; and as Chief Ordnance Officer of the Department of the Columbia, and in command of Vancouver Barracks Ordnance Depot, Wash., May 14, 1889, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p253
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: Chief Ordnance Officer, Department p254of the Columbia, and commanding Vancouver Barracks Ordnance Depot, March 14, 1889

(Captain, Ordnance, June 15, 1890)

to July 6, 1893; Assistant Ordnance Officer, Frankford Arsenal, Pa., Aug. 5, 1893 to Sept. 16, 1895; Assistant in the Ordnance Bureau, Washington, D. C., Sept. 16, 1895 to Aug. 26, 1898; Assistant Ordnance Officer, Benicia Arsenal, Cal., Sept. 13, 1898 to ––––

Vol. V
p228
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History.Assistant Ordnance Officer, Benicia Arsenal, Cal., Sept. 13, 1898 to Feb. 20, 1903; Assistant Ordnance Officer, Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Feb. 28, 1903 to July 31, 1903.

(Major, Ordnance, Aug. 1, 1903)

— Assistant Ordnance Officer, Springfield Armory, Mass., Aug. 7, 1903 to Nov. 12, 1907.

p229 (Lieut.‑Colonel, Ordnance, Aug.º 12, 1906)

— Commanding San Antonio Arsenal , and Chief Ordnance Officer, Department of Texas , Nov. 26, 1907 to –––––.

Vol. VI
p200
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Charles Hobart Clark, Born April 29, 1851.)

Military History. —

Lieut.‑Colonel, Ordnance Department , Nov.º 12, 1906.

At San Antonio, Texas, commanding Arsenal, and Chief Ordnance Officer, Department of Texas, Nov. 26, 1907, to

(Colonel, Ordnance Department, Oct. 23, 1910)

Dec. 20, 1912; on leave of absence to Feb. 19, 1913.

Colonel , U. S. A., Retired, Feb. 19, 1913,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Died, Jan. 15, 1915, at Springfield, Mass.: Aged 63.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1915.

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.


Thayer's Note:

a Col. Clark's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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