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Statement showing rank and duties of officers of Corp of Engineers—Contd.

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LIEUTENANT-COLONELS.

(continued.) William E. Merrill.....

Bvt. Colonel.

John M. Wilson

But. Colonel.
Ex officio Colonel of En-

gineers.

John W. Barlow..

In charge of the improvement of the Ohio River, Monou.

gahela and Cheat rivers, W. Va., Allegheny River, Pa., and of the Muskingum River, Ohio. In charge of the construction of harbor of refuge at mouth of Muskingum River, of a dam at Herrs Island, and of a movable dam at or below the mouth of Beaver River, Pa. In charge of operating smag boats on the Ohio River. To exercise supervision over the construction of bridges across Ohio River between Cincinnati and Newport; near Ceredo, W. Va.; at Wheeling, W. Va.; over Muskingum River, at Stockport; at Zanesville; above the month of Brush Creek, Ohio; over the Allegheny River at Pittsburg over Youghiogheny River at McKeesport, and over Monongahela River near Pittsburg, Pa. Member of Boards of Engineer Officers to consider and report upon the subject of the harbor lines at Pittsburg, Pa., and on the Ohio to Davis Island Dam; on both sides of the Ohio River from the upper end of Martins Ferry to the lower end of the city of Bellaire, Ohio; and at Cincinnati, including the Licking River between its mouth and the bridge of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad. Engineer Fourteenth Light-house District. His death, December 14, 1891, announced in General Orders, No. 9, Head

quarters Corps of Engineers, December 17, 1891. Detached; Superintendent of the U. S. Military Academy.

Member of Board of Officers to witness the final examinations and exercises of the class of officers which will have completed the two years' course of instruction at

the U. S. Artillery School on June 21, 1892. In charge of the improvement of the rivers Tennessee above

Chattanooga, Tenn., and below Bee Tree Shoals, Cumberland abovo and below Nashville, Ky., and Tenn., Hiawassee, Caney Fork, French Broad, and Clinch, Tenn., and South Fork of the Cumberland, Ky. In eharge of the survey of Obion River, Tem. To exercise supervision over the construction of bridges across the Tennessce River at or near Chattanooga; at Knoxville; at or near Knoxville, and at Perryville, Tenn. Detached; member and disbursing otlicer of the International Boindary Commission for the location and marking of the boundary between the United States and Mexico, under

the direction of the Secretary of State. In charge of the defensive works at forts Foote and Wash

ington, Md., Wool and Monroe, Va. In charge of the improvement of the Potomac River in the vicinity of Washington, and of channel in the Eastern Branch, Potomac River. In charge of the improvement of the harbor at Breton Bay, Leonardtown, Md. In charge of the improvement of Putuxent River, Md.; of the rivers Rappahannock, Mattaponi, York, and Pamunkey, and of Nomini, Urbana, Occoquan, and Aquia creeks, Va. In charge of survey of Eastern Branch of Potomac River, Md. and D. C., and of Potomac River, Va, and Md., and examination and survey of a breakwater for harbor of refuge in Lynn Haven Bay, Va. In charge of the construction of the sewerage system at Fort Monroe, Va. to supervise the reconstruction of the Washington shore end of the Long Bridge at Washington, D. C., and the construction of a street railway, and a bridge across Mill Creek at Fort Monroe, Va. Menuber of Boards of Engineer Officers to consider and report upon the subject

Peter C. Hains ...

Statement showing rank and duties of officers of Corps of Engineers—Contd.

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(continued.) Peter C. Hains ..... of the harbor lines in James River from Richmond to City

Point, Va. In charge of the defensive works at forts Knox, Popham, Gorges, Scammel, Preble,and McClary, batteries at Portland Head and Gerrishs Island, Me., and at Fort Constitution and Jerrys Point, N. H. In charge of the improvement of the harbors at Belfast, Camden, Rockport, Rockland, Portland, York, and Back Cove, Portland Harbor, Me.; Portsmouth, N. H., harbor of refuge at Little Harbor, N. H., and the construction of breakwater from Mount Desert to Porcupine Island, Me. In charge of the improvement of the rivers Penobscot, Kennebunk, Saco, Narragaugus, Bagaduce, Kennebec, Harrisseckit, St. Croix, and Pleasant, Me.; Cocheco and Bellamy, N. H.; Lubec Channel and Mooseabec Bar, Me. In charge of survey of Kennebec River from Waterville to the steamboat wharf at Augusta, Me. In charge of the removal of wreck of schooner Isabel Alberto in Rockland Harbor, and part of wreck of schooner Huntress

off Browneys Island, Me. George L. Gillespie..... Member of The Board of Engineers. In charge of the de

fensive works at Forts Hamilton and Lafayette, N. Y., and fort at Sandy Hook, N. J. In charge of construction of gun and mortar batteries for defense of New York. In charge of the improvement of the harbors of New York, Rondout, and Saugerties, N. Y., and Raritan Bay, N. J. In charge of the improvement of the Hudson and Harlem rivers, N. Y.; channel in Gowanus Bay, Bay Ridge Channel in Gowanus Bay, and Buttermilk Channel; deepening Gedneys Channel, and Newtown Creek and Bay, and Wappingers Creek, N. Y. In charge of survey of Bushwick Creek, Hudson River at Cornwall, western part of route from main channel from Jamaica Bay easterly to Long Beach Inlet for canal, Bronx River, and Westchester Creek, N. Y. In charge of the removal of obstructions in East River and Hell Gate, N. Y. In charge of removal of wrecks of canal boat in Gravesend Bay; of canal boat in Raritan Bay, near South Amboy, N. J., and of canal boat in Staten Island Sound, at Tottenville, N. Y. To superviso the work of making an opening in the United States dike on the right bank of the Hudson River. To exeroise supervision over construction of proposed bridge across the East River between the city of New York and Long Island; of bridge across Harlem River at One hundred and fifty-fifth street, New York City; of bridge across Hudson River in and between the city of New York and the State of New Jersey; of a temporary bridge across Harlem River at Fourth avenue, New York City; of certain work of the Hudson Tunnel Railway Company, and of two piers on the Jorsey Flats, New York Bay, at Bayonne, N. J. Member of Board of Visitors for U. S. Engineer School. Member of Boards of Engineer Ofticers to consider and report upon the subject of the harbor lines of the fort of Boston; of New York Harbor and its adjacent waters; of Stamford Harbor; at Norwalk, and at Bridgeport, Conn; on obstructions to navigation in the Hudson River; and on deep-water harbor on the Pacific coast between Points

Duma and Capistrano. Charles R. Suter Member of the Mississippi River Commission created by

act of Congress approved June 28, 1879. Member and president of the Missouri River Cominission created by act of Congress approved July 5, 1881. To exercise su

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(continued.) Charles R. Suter... pervision over the construction of two bridges across the

Missouri River at or near Sioux City, Iowa; and of bridges opposite to or within the corporate limits of Nebraska City, Nebr.; at or near Nebraska City, Nebr.; at Omaha, Nebr.; between Omaha, Nebr., and Council Bluffs, Iowa; near Council Bluffs, Iowa, and East Omaha, Nebr.; between Kansas City and Sibley, Mo.; between Leavenworth, Kans., and Platte County, Mo., between Wyandotte County, Kans., and Clay County, Mo.; between Clay and Jackson counties; between St. Charles and the mouth of Missouri River, Mo.; and near Quindaro, Kans.; Engineer fifteenth and sixteenth light-house

districts. Jared A. Smith... In charge of the defensive works at Forts Knox, Popham,

Gorges, Scammel, Preble, and McClary, Batteries at Portland Head and Gerrishs Island, Me., and at Fort Constitution and Jerrys Point, N. H. In charge of the im. provement of the harbors at Belfast, Camden, Rockport, Rockland, Portland, and York, and Back Cove, Portland Harbor, Me., Portsmouth, N. H., harbor of refuge at Little Harbor, N. H., and the copstruction of breakwater from Mount Desert to Porcupine Island, Me. In charge of the improvement of the rivers Penobscot, Kennebunk, Saco, Narragaugus, Bagaduce, Kennebec, Harrisseckit, St. Croix, and Pleasant, Me., Cocheco and Bellamy, N. H., Lubec Channel and Moosea bec Bar, Me. In charge of survey of Kennebec River from Waterville to the steamboat wharf at Augusta, and Penobscot River, and survey and location of harbor lines at Bath, Me. In charge of removal of wrecks of schooners Golden Eagle and Ceruleus in Pleasant River, Me., and of steam tug Wilcox and of sailboat Rescue in the harbor of Port Clinton, Ohio. In charge of the improvement of harbors at Monroe, Mich.; Toledo, Port Clinton, Sandusky, Vermillion, Huron, Cleveland, Fairport, Ashtabula, and mouth of Black River, and of Sandusky River, Ohio. In charge of water-level observations on Lake Erie. To supervise the construction of bridges across Sandusky Bay and across Huron River at Huron, Ohio. Engineer tenth

light-house district. Samuel M. Mansfield.... In charge of the defensive works at Forts Warren, Win

throp, Standish, Andrew, Independence, and on Long Island Head, Mass. In charge of construction of gun

and mortar batteries for defense of Boston Harbor. In charge of the improvement of the harbors at Newburyport, Lynn, Boston (including sea walls on Point Allerton, Great Brewster Island, Lovells Island, Gallops Island, Long Island Head, Rainsford Island, and Deer Island; Mystic and Charles rivers; Fort Point Channel, channel leading to Nantasket Beach and Main Ship Channel), Provincetown, Plymouth, Scituate, Hingham, Gloucester, Winthrop, Wellfleet, and Manchester; Salem, including South River, and Stage Harbor at Chatham, Mass. In charge of construction of a national harbor of refuge (of the first class) at Sandy Bay, Cape Ann, Mass. In charge of the improvement of the Merrimac River at Mitchells Falls, Ipswich, Powow, and Weymouth rivers, Mass. Member of Boards of Engineer Officers to consider and report upon the subject of the harbor lines of the port of Boston; and upon plan for superstructure of the breakwater for a national harbor of refuge at Sandy Bay, Cape Ann, Mass.

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(continued.) William R. King ... Commanding post and U. S. Engineer School at Willets

Point, N. Y., and the Battalion of Engineers. In charge of the defensive works at Fort Schuyler and Willets Point; of the engineer depot at Willets Point; torpedoes for harbor defense, and experiments with the same. In charge of construction of gun and mortar batteries for defense of New York at eastern entrance of harbor. In charge of funds pertaining to the library of the U.S.

Engineer School. William H. H. Benyaurd. In charge of the defensive works of Alcatraz and Angel

islands, and at Lime Point, Cal. In charge of construction of a torpedo station at Yerba Buena Island, San Francisco Harbor, Cal. In charge of the improvement of the harbors at Wilmington and San Diego; and construction of breakwater at San Luis Obispo Harbor, Cal. In charge of the improvement of Napa River and Redwood Creek, Cal. Member of Boards of Engineer Officers to consider and report upon the subject of the harbor lines of San Francisco and San Diego harbors and adjacent waters, and at San Pedro, Cal., and on deepwater harbor on the Pacific coast between Points Duma and Capistrano. Member of Board of Officers for the examination for promotion of certain officers of the Corps

of Engineers. Garrett J. Lydecker ....' In charge of the Louisville and Portland Canal. In charge

of the improvement of the Falls of the Ohio River, the Indiana Chute Fall, Ohio River, Wabash River, Ind. and Ill., and White River, Ind. To exercise supervision over the construction of bridge across the Ohio River at Louisville, Ky. Member of Board of Engineer Officers to examine and report upon plans of a bridge across the Ohio River between Covington, Ky., and Cincinnati, Ohio.

MAJORS.

Amos Stickney

In charge of the improvement of the harbors at Erie, Pa.,

and Buffalo, Wilson, Olcott, Oak Orchard, and Dunkirk, N. Y. In charge of improvement of Tonawanda Harbor and Niagara River, N. Y. In charge of the preservation and protection of the peninsula of Presque Isle, Erie Harbor, Pa. In charge of survey of Port Day above Niagara Falls, N. Y. In charge of survey of Waverly Shoal, Lake Erie, and of measurement of the discharge of Niagara River. Member of Boards of Engineer Otticers on obstructions to navigation in the Hudson River; and to consider and report upon the subject of harbor lines at Cleveland, Ohio. Member of general court-martial convened at Cleveland, Ohio, February 3, 1892. In charge of the improvement of the Ohio River, Monongahela and Cheat rivers, W. Va., Allegheny River, Pa., and of the Muskingum River, Ohio. In charge of the construction of harbor of refuge at mouth of Muskingum River, of a dam at Herrs Island, and of a movable dam at or below the mouth of Beaver River, Pa. In charge of operating snag-boats on the Ohio River. To exercise supervision over the constrnction of bridges across Ohio River near Coredo, W. Va.; over Muskingum River at Zanesville; above the mouth of Brush Creek, Ohio; over the Allegheny River at Pittsburg; over the Monongahela River at Pittsburg; near Pittsburg; over Youghiogheny River at McKeesport, Pa., and across

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MAJORS.

(continued.) Amos Stickney

Licking River between Newport and Covington, Ky. Member of Boards of Engineer Officers to consider and report upon the subject of barbor lines at Pittsburg, Pa., and on the Ohio to Davis Island Dam; on both sides of the Ohio River from the upper end of Martins Ferry to the lower end of the city of Bellaire, Ohio; and at Cincinnati, including the Licking River between its mouth and the bridge of the Louisville and Nashville Railroa l; and upon plans of bridge across the Ohio River between Covington, Ky., and Cincinnati, Ohio. Engineer four

teenth light-house dist ct. Alexander Mackonzie... In charge of the improvement of the Mississippi River

from Minneapolis to Des Moines Rapids, and at Rock Island and Des Moines Rapids. In charge of operating the dry dock at the Des Moines Rapids Canal; the Des Moines Rapids Canal and snag-boats and dredge-boats on Upper Mississippi River. In temporary charge of the improvement of the Mississippi River between Des Moines Rapids and the mouth of the Illinois River. To supervise the construction of bridges across the Mississippi River at Muscatine, at Lyons, at or near Clinton, Iowa; at La Crosse, Wis.; at St. Paul; at Winona, Minn., and from Winona, Minn., to the opposite shore in Wisconsin. Member of Board of Engineer Officers to consider and report upon a project for a lock at the mouth of Bayou Plaquemine, La.; and upon the location of the western terminus of the Illinois and Mississippi Canal. Member of the Missouri River Commission cre

ated by act of Congress approved July 5, 1881. Oswald H. Ernst ..... In charge of Public Buildings and Grounds in the District

of Columbia, with the rank of colonel. In charge of the improvements over the grave of Thomas Jefierson at Monticello, Va., and of the erection of a monument to mark the birthplace of George Washington. In charge of the care and maintenance of the Washington Monnment. Member of the Mississippi River Commission, created by act of Congress approved June 28, 1879. Member of the Missouri River Commission, created by act of Congress approved July 5, 1884. Member of the

Light-House Board. David P. Heap..

Detached; engineer third light-house district. William Ludlow.. In charge of the improvement of the harbors at Frankfort, But. Lieut. Colonel. Manistee, Pentwater, White River, Muskegon, Grand

Haven, Black Lake, Saugatuck, South Haven, St. Joseph, and Charlevoix, and entrance to Pine Lake and harbors of refuge at Ludington and Portage Lake; breakwater and harbor of refuge, Petoskey Harbor, Mich., and harbor at Michigan City, Ind., and of St. Joseph River, Mich. In charge of survey of Grand River, below Grand Rapids, Mich. To supervise the construction of bridg across Pine Lake, near Charlevoix, Mich. Member of Boards of Engineer Officers to investigate and report upon the alleged obstruction of navigation by a bridge over the Chicago River at Chicago, Ill. ; to consider and report upon the subject of harbor lines at Detroit, Mich.; and to examine and report upon the plans of a bridge over the entrance to Duluth Harbor, Minn. Engineer ninth and eleventh light-house districts. Member of general courtmartial convened at Cleveland, Ohio, February 3, 1892.

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