Charles Stanhope Cotton

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Rear Admiral Charles Stanhope Cotton (15 February, 1843 – ) served in the United States Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Milwaukee, Cotton was detached from the U.S. Naval Academy for assignment to active duty on 10 May, 1861.[1]

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Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edwin M. Shepard
Captain of U.S.S. Mohican
23 Apr, 1891[2]
Succeeded by
Dennis W. Mullan
Preceded by
Albert S. Barker
Captain of U.S.S. Philadelphia
24 Aug, 1894[3]
Succeeded by
George H. Wadleigh
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of U.S.S. Harvard
25 Apr, 1898[4]
Succeeded by
Samuel W. King
Preceded by
Norman H. Farquhar
Commandant, Navy Yard, Norfolk
16 Jul, 1900[5]
Succeeded by
Purnell F. Harrington
Preceded by
James H. Dayton
as Senior Officer, European Squadron
Commanding European Squadron
c. 1 Apr, 1903 – 16 Feb, 1904
Succeeded by
Harry Knox
as Senior Officer, European Squadron


  1. Records of Living Officers (7th ed). p. 17.
  2. Register of Officers, 1892. p. 8.
  3. Register of Officers, 1896. p. 6.
  4. List and Station, July 1898. p. 5.
  5. Register of Officers, 1903. p. 6.