(1834-1913) Born on May 10, 1834, in Norridgewock, Maine, he graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1854. During the Civil War he served as Chief Quartermaster respectively on the staffs of General Edwin V. Sumner; for the Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac; for the Cavalry Bureau, Washington, D.C.; and on the staff of General Edward R.S. Canby. He was promoted to brevet brigadier general, on March 13, 1865 for faithful and meritorious service during the Civil War. He remained in the Regular U.S. Army after the war and served until his retirement in 1897. He died on January 4, 1913, in Washington, D.C., and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, in Section 2, Lot #1191.
Partial Document Signed: 8 1/2 x 3 1/4, imprinted form filled out in ink. A.Q.M. Genls. Office, New York, Aug. 26th, 1868. Receipt for public property in good order and condition received by steamer. By order Genl. Rufus Ingalls, A.Q.M., Genl., U.S.A. Signed, "C.G. Sawtelle" Bvt. Brig. Genl. & Quartermaster, U.S.A. 8 1/2 x 3 1/4.
Partial Document Signed: On the reverse side of the above is the following: Requisition. Office Deputy Quartermaster Genl., U.S.A., Baltimore, Md., August 20th, 1868. The Baltimore & New York Transportation and connecting lines, will, without delay, furnish transportation for the public property specified below, from Baltimore, Md. to New York. By Order Genl. S. Van Vliet, Q.M.G., T. Hendrickson.