Pvt. Newton Stewart (Rough Rider)

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Newton Stewart

Birthdate:
Death: February 17, 1900 (27)
El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, United States (Murdered in line of duty)
Place of Burial: El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Thomas Stewart and Mary Jane Berry
Brother of Ola Stewart

Occupation: Police Officer and Spanish American War Veteran
Managed by: Tamás Flinn Caldwell-Gilbert
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About Pvt. Newton Stewart (Rough Rider)

"Patrolman Newton Stewart as shot and killed by a group of soldiers who were attempting to break two fellow soldiers out of jail.

The two soldiers had been arrested for being drunk and disorderly. An on-duty jailer shot and killed one of the soldiers. Three others were convicted in a court martial after being identified.

Patrolman Stewart was a U.S. Army veteran of the Spanish American War."

Newton Stewart served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War as a Private in Company "H" of Theodore Roosevelt's 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry (aka. "Rough Riders") from 05/01/1898 until 09/30/1898.

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Pvt. Newton Stewart (Rough Rider)'s Timeline

1872
October 20, 1872
1900
February 17, 1900
Age 27
El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, United States
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El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, United States