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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1880

Vol. III

(Born Pa.)

Sidney Edwinº Stuart

(Ap'd Mas.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 14, 1876, to June 12, 1880, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, June 12, 1880.

 p329  Served: in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., Sep. 30, 1880, to Nov. 10, 1881, — and Fort Point, Cal., to Apr. 5, 1882; under instruction at the Artillery School, Ft. Monroe, Va., to May 1, 1884; in garrison at Ft. Winfield Scott, Cal., June 8 to Aug. 11, 1884; at the Military Academy as Asst. Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, Aug. 28, 1884, to Aug. 28, 1888, — and Assistant Instructor of Ordnance on Gunnery,

(First Lieut., Ordnance, Aug. 6, 1885)

Aug. 28, 1885, to Jan. 12, 1886; and on Foundry duty at the Midvale Steel Works, near Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 29, 1888, to Mar., 1890, — and at Bethlehem Iron Works, Pa., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: At Bethlehem Iron Works, Pa., to Jan., 1894;

(Captain, Ordnance, June 12, 1894)

at Wilmington, Del., on duty at the Dupont Powder Works, until

Killed by the bursting of a shell at the Dupont Powder Works, near Wilmington, Del., while compressing gun cotton into shells, April 29, 1899: Aged 42.

Civil History. — Author of an Essay, "The army organization best adapted to a republican form of government that will insure an effective force," for which he received the gold medal of the Military Service Institution.

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

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