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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1860

Vol. II

(Born Fla.)

Charles S. Bowman​1

(Ap'd at Large)


Charles Stuart Bowman

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1855, to July 1, 1860, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Cavalry, July 1, 1860.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Smith, Ark., 1860‑61, — Ft. Washita, I. T., 1861, — and Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1861.

Second Lieut., 1st Cavalry, Dec. 2, 1860.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: on detached

(First Lieut., 1st Cavalry, Apr. 25, 1861: 4th Cavalry, Aug. 3, 1861)

duty in the District of Kansas, headquarters at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., June 10, 1861, to Mar. 28, 1863; in Major-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Rosecrans' Tennessee

(Captain, 4th Cavalry, July 17, 1862)

Campaign, commanding Battalion, July to Oct., 1863, being engaged in the Skirmish of Sparta, Ten., Aug. 24, 1863, — Battle of Chickamauga, Sep. 19‑20, 1863, — and Skirmish at Washington, Ten., Sep. 29, 1863; on March from Pulaski to Memphis, Ten., thence to Okolona, Mis., and returning to Memphis, Jan.‑Feb., 1864; as Acting Inspector of Cavalry,

(Bvt. Major, Feb. 20, 1864,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services in the Cavalry Expedition in Mississippi)

Military Division of the Mississippi, Mar., 1864; on special service at the Cavalry Bureau, Washington, D. C., Apr. 1 to May 16, 1864, — and at Camp Davis, Sandy Hook, Md., May 16 to July 1, 1864; as Special Inspector of Cavalry, Department of the Tennessee, July 1, 1864, to Jan. 5, 1866; and on sick leave of absence, Jan. 5 to Nov. 20, 1866.

Served in command of Camp Verde, Tex., Nov. 20, 1866, to Jan. 13, 1868.

Died, Jan. 13, 1868, at Camp Verde, Tex.: Aged 31.

Burial: "Body lost or destroyed"

The Author's Note:

1 Son of Colonel Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Alexander H. Bowman, Corps of Engineers.

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