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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1879

Vol. III
p320
2799

(Born La.)

Charles P. Stivers1

(Ap'd O.)

40

Charles Paul Stivers: born near Shreveport, LA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1875, to June 13, 1879, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 9th Infantry, June 13, 1879.

p321 Served: at Ft. Hartsuff, Neb., Sep. 30, 1879, to May, 1881, — Ft. Omaha, Neb., to Aug. 10, 1882, — Ft. Niobrara, Neb., to Apr. 3, 1883, — Ft. Bridger, Wy., to June 7, 1885, — Mammoth Hot Springs, Wy., to Oct., 1885, — Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., to July 20, 1886, — Ft. Wingate, N. M., to July 30, 1886, — Scouting, in New Mexico, to Oct. 22, 1886 (leave of absence, to Mar. 13, 1887), Ft. Mojave, Ara., to July 31,

(First Lieut., 9th Infantry, Aug. 30, 1887)

1887, — Ft. Apache, Ara., to Oct. 3, 1887, — and Whipple Barracks, Ara., to Oct. 17, 1888.

Resigned, Oct. 17, 1888.

Civil History. — Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.

Vol. IV
p315
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Unknown.

Vol. V
p294
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. —

(Major, 31st U. S. Volunteer Infantry)

(Honorably Discharged, May 6, 1901)

— With regiment in Philippine Islands; Captain, Commissary, Feb. 2, 1901; Chief Commissary, Department of the Visayas, and Depot Commissary, Iloilo, Division of the Philippines, May 16, 1901; Headquarters, Department of the Visayas, June 24, 1901; Chief and Depot Commissary, Iloilo, P. I., and Chief Commissary, 5th Separate Brigade, Department of the Visayas, Nov. 1, 1901; Chief Commissary, 5th Separate Brigade, Headquarters, 5th Separate Brigade, Iloilo, P. I., Dec. 1, 1901; relieved from duty in the Division of the Philippines, May 31, 1902, Headquarters, 5th Separate Brigade, May 25, 1902; arrived at San Francisco, Cal., July 22, 1902; Assistant to the Purchasing Commissary, Chicago, Ill., July 26, 1902, Headquarters of the Army, 1902; assigned to duty in Office, Commissary-General, March 19, 1903, Headquarters of the Army, March 11, 1903; relieved from duty in Office, Commissary-General, Nov. 21, 1904; Purchasing Commissary, Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 24, 1904; W. D., Nov. 3, 1904; commissioned Commissary, with rank of Major, April 24, 1906; ordered to Manila, P. I., for duty in that division; W. D., April 19, 1907; assigned to duty as Depot Commissary, Manila, P. I., to date, July 3, 1907; Headquarters, Philippines Division, July 13, 1907; Acting Chief Commissary, Philippines Division, Oct. 14 to Nov. 30, 1908; Headquarters, Philippines Division, 1908; relieved from duty in Manila, May 15, 1909; Headquarters, Philippines Division, March 15, 1909; assigned to duty as Purchasing Commissary, Kansas City, Mo., Aug. 22, 1909.

Civil History. — Seven years as underwriter for insurance companies at Chicago, Ill., and in Wisconsin, Jan. 1, 1889 to May 10, 1899.

Vol. VI
p274
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born March 20, 1858.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 9th Infantry, Aug. 30, 1887.

Resigned, Oct. 17, 1888.

Captain, Commissary, Feb. 2, 1901.

Major, Commissary, April 24, 1906.

At Kansas City, Mo., Purchasing Commissary, Aug. 22, 1906, to July 13, 1911.

Died, at Kansas City, Mo., July 13, 1911: Aged 53.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1912.

Buried, Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Ft. Leavenworth, KS.


The Author's Note:

1 Son of Captain Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Charles B. Stivers, Class of 1856.


Thayer's Note:

a Maj. Stivers' birthplace is from his obituary in the Association of Graduates Annual Reunion, June 11, 1912.


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