Battle Person Detail

Stone, Charles P.

In 1861, Stone received the rank of inspector general of DC militia due to his status as a veteran of the Mexican War. In May 1861 he was appointed colonel of the Fourth Regular Infantry. In May 1861 he was appointed brigadier general in command of a brigade in the Shenandoah Valley during First Manassas, and Ball's Bluff. However, in February 1862 he was arrested as a scapegoat for Ball's Bluff and released without explanation. In August 1862, after nine months posted to the Department of the Gulf, he resigned from service in the U.S. Army.
Brigadier General