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Maj Charles Stuart Bowman
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Birth: 1837
Florida, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 1868
Kerr County
Texas, USA

Cullum's Biographical Register of the Graduates of the Military Academy Volume 2, page 760
Charles Stuart Bowman
Born Florida Appointed at Large
Military History: Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1855 to July 1, 1860, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to Brevet Second Lieutenant of Cavalry July 1, 1860.

Served: on frontier duty at Fort Smith, Arkansas 1860 to 1861, Fort Washita, Indian Territory 1861 and Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 1861. Promoted to Second Lieutenant, 1st Cavalry on December 2, 1860.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States 1861 to 1866: on detached duty in the District of Kansas, headquarters at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas June 10, 1861 to March 28, 1863. Promoted to First Lieutenant, 1st Cavalry, April 25, 1861; 4th Cavalry August 3, 1861. Promoted to Captain, 4th Cavalry July 17, 1862.

In Major General Rosecrans' Tennessee Campaign, commanding Battalion, July to October 1863 being engaged in the Skirmish of Sparta, Tennessee August 24, 1863, Battle of Chickamauga, September 19 to 20, 1863 and Skirmish at Washington, Tennessee September 29, 1863; on march from Pulaski to Memphis, Tennessee thence to Okolona, Mississippi and returning to Memphis January-February 1864; as Acting Inspector of Cavalry. Promoted to Brevet Major February 20, 1864 for Gallant and Meritorious Services in the Cavalry Expedition in Mississippi.

Military Division of the Mississippi March 1864; on special service at the Cavalry Bureau, Washington, D.C. April 1 to May 16, 1864 and at Camp Davis, Sandy Hook, Maryland May 16 to July 1, 1864; as Special Inspector of Cavalry, Department of the Tennessee, July 1, 1864 to January 5, 1866 and on sick leave of absence January 5 to November 20, 1866.

Served in command of Camp Verde, Texas November 20, 1866, to January 13, 1868. Died January 13, 1868 at Camp Verde, Texas; aged 31. 
 
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 Parents:
  Alexander Hamilton Bowman (1803 - 1865)
  Marie Louise Colin/Collins Bowman (1814 - 1889)
 
 Sibling:
  Charles Stuart Bowman (1837 - 1868)
  Louise Bowman Otis (1849 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hollenback Cemetery
Wilkes-Barre
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: SLGMSD
Record added: Sep 02, 2010
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Maj Charles Stuart Bowman
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Maj Charles Stuart Bowman
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- SLGMSD
 Added: Aug. 29, 2012
Charles S. Bowman was a graduate of the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1860. He is the subject of a career biography (#1875) in Cullum's Biographical Register of the Graduates of the Military Academy; the entry is available online.
- Bill Thayer (History of West Point)
 Added: Oct. 20, 2010
 
 
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