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Military officer , Civil War veteran

Charles Seaforth Stewart, military officer, Civil War veteran. member of the board engrs. for fortifications on Pacific Coast, 1870-1886; member various engineering bds., 1866-1886.

Background

Stewart, Charles Seaforth was born on April 11, 1823 in at sea. Son of Review Charles Samuel S. (chaplain United States Navy) and Harriet Bradford (Tiffany) Stewart.

Education

Graduate West Point, 1846.

Career

Assistant engineer, 1854-1857. Superintending engineer construction fortifications Boston Harbor, 1857-1861. Same, construction defenses Hampton Roads and Fort Monroe, Virginia, 1861-1864, in charge defenses, Delaware River and Bay, and of construction river and harbor work there, 1865-1870.

Bvtd. lieutenant colonel, February 25, 1865, for long, faithful and efficient services. Brevetted colonel, March 13, 1865, for gallant and meritorious services during the Rebellion—declined.

Membership

Member of the board engrs. for fortifications on Pacific Coast, 1870-1886. Member various engineering bds., 1866-1886.

Connections

Married Cecilia Sophia de Louville Tardy, April 15, 1857 (died 1886).

father:
Review Charles Samuel S. (chaplain United States Navy) Stewart

mother:
Harriet Bradford (Tiffany) Stewart

spouse:
Cecilia Sophia de Louville Tardy