JAMES CHATHAM DUANE - (1824-97) - Army Engineer, born Schenectady, N.Y. Graduated at Union College (1844) and U.S. Military Academy (1848). Commanded engineer company in Utah expedition (1854). During Civil War, chief engineer of Army of the Patomac, constructing field works, bridges, and roads and taking part in seige of Petersburg. Subsequently, superintendent of fortifications on coasts of Maine and New Hampshire, and lighthouse engineer of northeast coast. Chief of Engineers (1886-88).