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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1883

Vol. III

(Born Ill.)

Charles C. Teare​1

(Ap'd Ill.)


Born Arrowsmith, IL.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1879, to June 13, 1883, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 25th Infantry, June 13, 1883.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Snelling, Min., Sep. 30, 1883, to Apr. 11, 1887; and on leave of absence, to Jan. 1, 1888.

Resigned, Jan. 1, 1888.

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

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

Civil History. — Lawyer, Duluth, Min. — Prosecuting attorney of St. Louis County, Min., from 1891 to 1894, inclusive, two terms.

Military History. —

(Captain, 14th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, May 8, 1898)

Served: With regiment at Camp Thomas, Ga., May to Aug., 1898; at Knoxville, Ten., to Sept. 20, 1898; at St. Paul, Min., to Nov. 18, 1898;

(Honorably mustered out of Volunteer Service, Nov. 18, 1898)

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

Civil History. — Lawyer, Duluth, Min.

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

(Charles Case Teare, Born Nov. 30, 1857.)

Entered the Academy and was graduated as Charles C. Tear, name changed to Charles C. Teare after graduation.

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 25th Infantry, June 13, 1883.

Resigned, Jan. 1, 1888.

Captain, 14th Minnesota Vol. Infantry, May 8, 1898.

Honorably Mustered Out, Nov. 18, 1898.

Major and Judge Advocate, National Army, Jan. 14, 1918.

With American Expeditionary Force in France, Judge Advocate, 4th Division, (Regulars);

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Judge Advocate, Oct. 26, 1918)

with American Army of Occupation in Germany, Dec. 1, 1918, to ––––

First Lieut., Captain and Judge Advocate, Minnesota National Guard, June 1, 1887, to Jan. 1, 1893, and from Feb. 1, 1897, to April, 1898, and from Sept. 26, 1917, to Jan. 15, 1918.

Civil History. — Practiced law in Duluth, Minn., and vicinity from June, 1887, to Oct. 1, 1917; Prosecuting Attorney of St. Louis County, Minn., for two terms, 1891 to 1895.

Residence 304, 60th Avenue East, Duluth, Minn.

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

Military History. —

Second Lieutenant, 25th Infantry, June 13, 1883.

Resigned, Jan. 1, 1888.

Lieutenant-Colonel, Judge Advocate, U. S. A., Oct. 26, 1918.

In Germany, with American Army of Occupation, Dec. 1, 1918, to Oct. 31, 1919; at Washington, D. C., in office of Judge Advocate General, Nov. 15, 1919, to Jan. 31, 1920.

Honorably Discharged, Mar. 21, 1920.

Died, May 22, 1930, at Petersburg, Va.: Aged 72.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1932.º

Buried, Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, VA.​b

The Author's Note:º

1 The surname is now spelled Teare; in the Register, 3d edition, it was spelled Tear.

Thayer's Notes:

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

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b Col. Teare's burial place is from his AOG obituary.

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