Civil War Veterans Buried In Washington State - Charles Scott

Charles Rudolph B Scott

Representing: Union

G.A.R Post

  • Sedgwick Post #08 Spokane, Spokane Co. WA

Navy Ship

  • USS Chickopee
  • USS North Carolina

Unit History

  • United States Navy
Charles  Scott
Family History

CWV FAIRMONT Cem Spokane Spokane Co Scott Charles R aka Rudolph B Black Union Census Chron 2022X


Charles R. Scott
Residence was not listed;

Enlisted on 5/10/1864 as a Landsman.

On 5/10/1864 he mustered into US Navy

He was discharged on 5/8/1865



Charles R. Scott






5' 5"

Birth Year:

abt 1843

Birth Place:

New Haven, Connecticut



Enlistment Date:

10 May 1864

Enlistment Place:

New York

Term of Enlistment:




Muster Date:

23 May 1864




Charles R Stephaney[Charles R Scott]



Pension Approval:


Certification Number:


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Additional info:

This file contains 2 fiche cards.


National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)


U.S. Navy Pensions Index



Rudolph B Scott



Marriage Date:

4 Sep 1883

Marriage Place:

Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA


Adella A Wagoner

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1887 Spokane Spokane co. WA

R B Scott 39/1848/CT Mulatto barber

Adella 33/1854/IL mulatto

R B Jr. 1884/WA mulatto

Henry 1/1886/WA mulatto


1900 Spokane Ward 3 Spokane Co. WA

Rudolph B Scott 46/Nov 1853/CT marriage 1883 parents CT/CT mining broker

Adelle 46/Feb 1853/IL parents IL/IN 3ch 3liv

Rudolph B 15/Jun 1884/WA

Henty W 14/May 1886/WA

Addie S 11/Jun 1888/WA d. 11/7/1920/Chelan co. WA



Name:Rudolph B ScottGender:MaleBirth Date:abt 1845Death Date:23 Mar 1909Age at Death:64Death Location:Spokane, Spokane, WashingtonFather:Herman ScottRecord Source:Washington State Death Records


Rudolph Bowman Scott


16 Nov 1846

Connecticut, USA


23 Mar 1909 (aged 62)

Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA


Fairmount Memorial Park

Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, 

s/o Henry E. Scott / Adeline Way

He was an American of Indian, African and Scotch extraction, and came of New England Ancestry. His maternal grandfather was a Pequot Indian Chief, who married a Scotch woman and fought on the side of liberty throughout the war of the Revolution. His paternal grandfather was a West Indian African of the Toussaint l'Ouverture stock and the son of a Barbados planter sent to New Haven, CT to be educated at Yale College.

Rudolph was schooled in the Lancaterian School of New Haven, CT where among 4 of his classmates became governors. He learned the trade of wood carver in Chauncey Jerome's clock manufacturing in New Haven, CT but at the time of the Civil War put aside all business and personal considerations to espouse the cause of the Union.

When a boy in 1859 he heard the campaign speeches of Abraham Lincoln and carried a torch in the procession in New Haven. He and a brother enlisted for service in the Civil War.

Rudolph was in the North Atlantic Squadron onboard the US Gunboat Chicopee and was one of the men that volunteered to accompany Lieut. William Barker Cushing when he blew up the rebel ram "CSS Albemarle". At the capture of Plymouth, NC he was severely wounded. At the close of the war he was at one time connected with the US Mail service, being US Mail Agent from Chicago, ILL.

Rudolph had an extended acquaintance among prominent men throughout the country and was a leading representative of the GAR. At the outbreak of the Spanish-American War, he enlisted at Seattle 25 Apr 1898 as Private of CO B 1st Washington Veteran Artillery, and was honorably discharged at the close of the war 1 Nov 1898 as rank of 1st Lieut.

Rudolph was called to public office in 1902 when appointed by President Roosevelt as US Chinese inspector. He resigned due to ill health in 1906 and died 3 years later 23 Mar 1909.

In addition Rudolph was a member of the Grand Army of the Republic. In Masonry he attained the 33rd degree of the Scottish Rite and was also widley known as a leading representative of the Independent Order of Foresters, being deuputy supreme chief to Oronhyateka, the supreme Chief of the Mohawk Indian. He represented Spokane in the high council of the Independent Order of Foresters in 1897-99.

He was a personal friend of Chief Joseph, Indian chief of the Nez Perces tribe and went to Washington, DC in 1897, with Chief Joseph and his chiefs to present their cause before the Indian commission and the president. He was a major general of the department of the northwest of the Union Veterans Union. His religious faith was indicated by his membership in All Saints cathedral.

Served in the Navy May 8 1864 - May 8 1865

m 4 Sept 1883 Denver, CO
Miss Adelle A. Wagner

They had children - Rodolfo Bowman Civil Engineer for the city of Spokane; Henry W. Scott May 1886 Spent time in Mexico and Panama; Addie S.

ref: Spokane and the Spokane Country WA Vol 2 S.J. Clarke Pub. Co. 1912 Bio Contributed by: BluMoKitty




Adelle A. Wagoner Scott


Feb 1853

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA


1924 (aged 70–71)

Washington, USA


Fairmount Memorial Park

Spokane, Spokane County, Washington

d/o Henry O. Wagner / Susan Lyons

Adelle's father Henry O. Wagner was a well known character in the anti-slavery days on connection with his service in the operation of the underground railroad. At one time at his home in Chicago he entertained John Brown, the martyr of Harper's Ferry, and twelve fugitive slaves, all of whom he assisted on their way to freedom in Canada. Henry Sr. is living with his daughter Marcelena [Maridian] and her 2nd husband Robert Beatty in 1900 Denver, CO. Adelle's brother, Henry O. Wagner Jr. was for 5yrs US Consul at Lyons, France.

m 4 Sept 1883 Denver, CO
Rudolph Bowman Scott

They had children - Rodolfo Bowman Civil Engineer for the city of Spokane; Henry W. Scott May 1886 Spent time in Mexico and Panama; Addie S.

ref: Spokane and the Spokane Country WA Vol 2 S.J. Clarke Pub. Co. 1912 Henry O. Wagner b Feb 1816 aft 7 Jun 1900 Susan Lyons b 1820 bef 1870 Ill or CO Bio Contributed by: BluMoKitty


Rudolfo Bowman Scott 6/24/1884/WA d 5/1963/WA

Addie S Scott 6/1888/WA d. 11/7/1920 Chelan Co. WA


Buried at Fairmont Memorial Park Cemetery

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