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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1882

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

Charles J. Stevens

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Born Saratoga Springs, NY.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1877, to June 13, 1882, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 9th Cavalry, June 13, 1882.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Reno, I. T., and Scouting, Sep. 30, 1882 (leave of absence, Nov. 14, 1884, to Jan. 14, 1885), to Aug. 1, 1885, — Ft. Niobrara, Neb. (leave of absence, Dec. 8, 1886, to Feb. 8, 1887), to Oct. 17, 1887, — Ft. Robinson, Neb., to Oct. 7, 1888 (leave

(First Lieut., 9th Cavalry, July 16, 1888)

 p364  of absence, to Nov. 5, 1888), — and Ft. McKinney, Wy., to Oct. 15, 1889; and on leave of absence, to Jan. 13, 1890.

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

Military History. — Served: Fort McKinney, Wyo., to Sept., 1890; on duty, general recruiting service, at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Sept., 1890 to Oct., 1892; Fort Logan, Colo., Oct., 1892 to Jan., 1893; Fort Du Chesne, Utah, Jan. 1893 to Oct., 1894; Fort Robinson, Neb., Oct., 1894 to Sept., 1895; Infantry and Cavalry School, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Sept., 1895 to June, 1897 (Graduate, 1897); on leave to Sept., 1897; Fort Robinson, Neb., Sept., 1897 to April, 1898. — With 9th Cavalry, Santiago campaign, June and July, 1898; took part, with 9th Cavalry squadron, in battle of San Juan, July 1, 2, 3, 1898, and in siege of Santiago. — Recommended for brevet as Major. — Returned to U. S. with 9th Cavalry, Aug., 1898.

(Captain of Cavalry, 2d Cavalry, July 1, 1898)

— Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Cavalry Division, Sept. and Oct., 1898, at Montauk Point and Huntsville, Ala.; on duty with 2d Cavalry, Huntsville, Ala., Jan. and Feb., 1899. — Provost-Marshal, Department of  p364 Santa Clara, Cuba, March to May, 1899; Provost-Marshal and Inspector of Police, Department of Matanzas and Santa Clara, July, 1899 to ––––

Major, 30th U. S. Volunteer Infantry, Aug. 17, 1899 — Declined

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

Military History. — Served: Provost Marshal and Inspector of Police, Department of Matanzas and Santa Clara, July, 1899 to May, 1902; left Cuba with 2d Cavalry, May, 1902; at Fort Ethan Allen, Vt., May, 1902 to Dec., 1903; with 2d Cavalry in Philippines, Jan., 1904 to Jan., 1906; Commissary, 2d Cavalry, May, 1904 to Oct., 1906; Fort Assinniboine, Mont., March, 1906 to Oct., 1906.

(Major, 5th Cavalry, Oct. 1, 1906)

— At Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Nov., 1906 to Nov., 1907; commanding Fort Apache, Ariz., Nov., 1907 to –––––.

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

(Charles Josiah Stevens, Born June 28, 1859.)

Military History. —

Major, 5th Cavalry, Oct. 1, 1906.

At Fort Apache, Arizona, commanding post, November, 1907, to Dec. 31, 1908.

Major, U. S. A., Retired, April 3, 1909,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Vol. VII
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1920]

Military History. —

Major, U. S. A., Retired, April 3, 1909,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Awarded Silver Star and cited "for gallantry in action against Spanish forces at the battle of Santiago, Cuba, July 1, 1898."

[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Maj. Ret., Apr. 3, 1909.

Vol. IX
[Supplement, Vol. IX: 1940‑1950]

Military History: —

Maj Ret 3 Apr 09.

Died, Dec. 11, 1940 at New York City, N. Y.: Aged 81.

Obituary notice in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1941.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

Thayer's Note:

a Maj. Stevens' birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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