Brigadier General MACOMB Montgomery Meigs

Brigadier General MACOMB Montgomery Meigs[1]

Male 1852 - 1924  (71 years)

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  • Name MACOMB Montgomery Meigs 
    Prefix Brigadier General 
    Born 12 Oct 1852  Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    _UID FCE592FAE5734A86ABB377C6938AF6C508A0 
    Died 19 Jan 1924  Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried 22 Jan 1924  Arlington, Arlington, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Address:
    Arlington National Cemetery 
    • (Plot: Section 1, Grave 157.)
    Notes 
    • He graduated 4rh in his class from the USMA in 1874. Early in his career, Montgonery served on the frontier and on US Geologic Expeditions in the West. He graduated from Artillery School in 1886 and continued his long and distinguished military service in many overseas campaigns as well as in the USA.

      On Oct 7, 1908, he married Caroline Luce Walter in Newport, Rhode Island. He was commissioned, Brig. Gen. US Army Nov. 15, 1910.

      At the time of his retirement, Oct 12, 1916, he was President of the Army War College. He was placed on active duty again from October 30, 1917 - March 22, 1918, as Post Commander of Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
    Person ID I109351  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2015 

    Father Colonel MACOMB John Navarre, Jr.,   b. 9 Apr 1811, New York, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1889, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother ROGERS Ann Minerva,   b. 1826,   d. 1 Apr 1916  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 2 Apr 1850  [3
    Family ID F43848  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family LUCE Caroline L.,   b. 25 Jul 1857, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1933  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1908  Newport, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F43847  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Oct 1908 - Newport, Newport, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Major Montgomery M. Macomb
    Major Montgomery M. Macomb
    Macomb as a Major shortly after the end of the Spanish-American War. "A Military Album, Containing Over One Thousand Portraits of Commissioned Officers who Served in the Spanish-American War". 1902. Page 131. L. R. Hamersly Co. (New York), publisher.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #35273952.

    2. [S6822] Internet-Database-ancestry.com-District of Columbia, Select Deaths and Burials, 1840-1964, FHL Film Number: 2116021.

    3. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #28382161.