From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Charles Sweeting '83

Date of birth: 1861

Date of death: January 25, 1890

Age: ~28

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Naval Academy Register

Charles Edward Sweeting was admitted to the Naval Academy from New York on September 22, 1879 at age 17 years 11 months.


Charles died on January 25, 1890 in South Butler, New York. He was home and had been on the sick list for nearly 8 months, he "died of gastric fever, terminating in congestion of the brain."

He is buried in New York; he was survived by his parents, brother, and sister.


From the Naval History and Heritage Command:

Cadet Midshipman, 22 September, 1879. Graduated 8 June, 1883. Ensign, 1 July, 1885. Died 25 January, 1890.

Class of 1883

Charles is one of 4 members of the Class of 1883 on Virtual Memorial Hall.