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Charles Beebe Stuart
|Born||June 4, 1814|
Chittenango Springs, Madison County, New York
|Died||January 4, 1881 (aged 66)|
|Allegiance|| United States of America|
|Years of service||1850 - 1853 (Navy)|
1861 - 1863 (Army)
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
Stuart was born in Chittenango Springs, Madison County, New York, and was educated in the common schools. He graduated from Union College. Afterwards he was engaged in the construction of the Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad, and the Brooklyn dry docks.
He was New York State Engineer and Surveyor from 1848 to 1849, elected on the Whig ticket. In November 1850, he was appointed Engineer-in-Chief, attached to the Bureau of Construction, Equipment and Repair of the United States Navy.
He died in Cleveland, Ohio on January 4, 1881, of gangrene which developed from a sprained ankle. At the time of his death, he was as Chief Engineer engaged in the construction of the Conotton Valley Railway.
- Regimental Roster
- "A Distinguished Engineer Dead. Gen. Charles B. Stewart Dies From The Effects Of A Sprained Ankle". The New York Times. January 5, 1881. Retrieved 2012-10-10.
Gen. Charles B. Stewart [sic], Chief Engineer of the Conotton Valley Railway, and well known in engineering circles throughout the country, died at the Forest City ... (name given as "Stewart", but official New York state sources spell "Stuart")
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