Charles Pomeroy Stone

Charles Pomeroy Stone

Birth
Greenfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 24 Jan 1887 (aged 62)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial West Point, Orange County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 5885820 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brigadier General. He graduated from the US Military Academy in 1845, as a ordnance officer and served in the war with Mexico. He resigned from the Army in 1856 and from 1857 to 1860, was chief of the scientific commission for the survey and exploration of the state of Sonora, Mexico. At the start of the Civil War, he was appointed Colonel of the 14th US Infantry in charge of the defenses of Washington D. C. He led a brigade in General Robert Patterson's operations in the Shenandoah valley and commanded the corps of observation of the Army of the Potomac in 1862. He participated in the siege of Port Hudson in July, 1863, the campaign of Bayou Teche, Louisiana, in October, 1863, the Red River campaign in April, 1864 and was promoted Brigadier General. After the war, he was engineer and superintendent of the Dover mining company in Gooch-land county, Virginia and was a member of the Institute Egyptian of Research at Cairo.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 24 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5885820
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Pomeroy Stone (30 Sep 1824–24 Jan 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5885820, citing United States Military Academy Post Cemetery, West Point, Orange County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .