Charles E. Bostwick

Charles E. Bostwick served in the Civil War in the Union Army.

He was commissioned a Captain at the outbreak of the Civil War and later became a Colonel.

He raised a company of troops at Hudson, New York. He fought in the Battle of Port Hudson, the success of which gave Federal Forces complete control of the Mississippi River.

During the Civil War, he married Katherine Douglas in New Orleans, Louisiana.

He was born in New York City, New York, in 1835. He died in 1919.

He came to Duluth, Minnesota, in 1870. He became an insurance broker and partner of former Duluth Mayor, Colonel C. H. Graves.

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