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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
Stuart, Charles Beebe 1814- 1881 (search)
Stuart, Charles Beebe 1814-1881 Engineer; born in Chittenango Springs, N. Y., June 4, 1814; was State engineer of New York for several years; later, while in the employ of the United States government, finished the dry-docks in the Brooklyn navy-yard; was engineer-in-chief of the United States navy in 1850-53. He was the author of The naval dry-docks of the United States; The naval and mail steamers of the United States; Railroads of the United States and Canada; Water-works of the United States; and Civil and military engineers of America. He died in Geneva, N. Y., Jan. 4, 1881.