CHARLES D. SPARKS, MASTER, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Charles Sparks '56

Date of birth: unknown

Date of death: April 12, 1853

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Life & Loss

Unable to find any details about Charles' life or loss, except that it was on April 12, 1853. He is listed as a non-graduate in the Register of Alumni.

Charles was born in, and appointed from, Louisiana.

Career

From the Naval History and Heritage Command:

Midshipman, 18 April, 1850. Died 12 April, 1853.

Memorial Hall Error

He would likely not have been a Master, as he had not graduated from the Naval Academy yet. Rank should be Midshipman. (No rank is given in the Register of Alumni.)



Class of 1856

Charles is one of 5 members of the Class of 1856 in Memorial Hall.