Capt. Charles Atherton Hartwell, (USA)

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Capt. Charles Atherton Hartwell, (USA)

Birthplace: Natick, Middlesex County, MA, United States
Death: October 03, 1876 (35)
Castroville, Medina County, TX, United States
Place of Burial: San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Stedman Hartwell and Rebecca Dana Hartwell
Husband of Mary Augusta Hartwell
Father of Alfred Townsend Hartwell
Brother of Brevet Brig. General Alfred S. Hartwell (USA)

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About Capt. Charles Atherton Hartwell, (USA)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Entered the Civil War as a Private in he 7th New York State Militia regiment, but soon procured a commission as a 1st Lieutenant in the 11th United States Regular Infantry. At this rank he served as an Aide-de-Camp on the staff of Maj. General Nathaniel P. Banks. When the United States Congress authorized the raising of African-American troops, he accepted a commission as Colonel and commander of the 77th United States Colored Troops. However, he finished his Civil War career as commander of the 10th United States Colored Heavy Artillery. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on December 2, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services during the war". He remained in the Regular Army after the end of the conflict, dying while on active duty in Castroville, Texas in 1876 while at the rank of Captain. His older brother was Union Brevet Brigadier General Alfred Stedman Hartwell.

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Capt. Charles Atherton Hartwell, (USA)'s Timeline

May 6, 1841
Natick, Middlesex County, MA, United States
June 6, 1867
Newburgh, Orange County, NY, United States
October 3, 1876
Age 35
Castroville, Medina County, TX, United States
National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, United States