Charles Seaforth Stewart
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|Charles Seaforth Stewart|
|Born||April 11, 1823|
American ship Thames
|Died||July 22, 1904 (aged 81)|
|Buried||Lakewood Cemetery, Cooperstown, New York ( )|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/||United States Army Corps of Engineers|
|Years of service||1846–1886|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
Charles Seaforth Stewart (April 11, 1823 – July 22, 1904) was a colonel in the United States Army Corps of Engineers. He graduated first in his West Point Class of 1846, which included future generals George McClellan, Stonewall Jackson, and George Pickett.
He was born at sea, as the son of Reverend Charles Samuel Stewart, a US Navy chaplain. He was chief engineer of the defenses at Hampton Roads from September 1861 to November 1864. From November 1864 to June 1865, he was chief engineer of the Middle Military Division. For his Civil War service, he was brevetted to lieutenant colonel.
- United States Military Academy, Association of Graduates (1904). Annual Reunion. pp. 289–299. Retrieved May 10, 2012.
- Waugh, John C. (1994). The Class of 1846: From West Point to Appomattox : Stonewall Jackson, George McClellan, and Their Brothers. Random House. ISBN 9780345434036. Retrieved May 16, 2012.
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