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.
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.
Graduate West Point, 1846.
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.
Member of the board engrs. for fortifications on Pacific Coast, 1870-1886. Member various engineering bds., 1866-1886.
Married Cecilia Sophia de Louville Tardy, April 15, 1857 (died 1886).
Review Charles Samuel S. (chaplain United States Navy) Stewart