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Major General
Leonard Wood
Basic Information
Born October 9, 1860
Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Died August 7, 1927 (aged 66)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Spouse Louise Adriana
( - 1927; his death)
Military Information
Allegiance US Flag United States
branch US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
Years/Service 8.11.1886 - 10.5.1921
United States Army

Dr. Leonard Wood, M.D.

Early Life and EducationEdit

junior OfficerEdit

World War IEdit

Between the WarsEdit

World War IIEdit

Post-World War IIEdit

Life in RetirementEdit

Military AssignmentsEdit

Insignia Name Rank Location Begin Date End Date
[[File: 2nd Brigade,
Cavalry Division,
V Corps
Military Governor of Santiago Captain
(Brigadier General)
(Major General)
Santiago, Cuba 1898 1899
Military Governor of Cuba Captain
Brigadier General
(Major General)
23 Dec, 1899 20 May, 1902
Governor of Moro Province Major General 6 Aug, 1903 1 Feb, 1906
[[File: Department of Mindanao - Sulu CG Major General [[|]] 6 Aug, 1903 1 Feb, 1906
[[File: Philippine Division CG Major General 1906 1908
[[File: Eastern Department CG Major General Fort Jay, New York 10 Nov, 1908 1910
Army Chief of Staff Flag 5th Chief of Staff of the Army Major General Washington, D.C. 22 Apr, 1910 21 Apr, 1914
[[File: Eastern Department CG Major General Fort Jay, New York 1914 30 Apr, 1917
[[File: 89th Infantry Division CG Major General Camp Funston, Kansas 27 Aug, 1917 6 Nov, 1917
[[File: 89th Infantry Division CG Major General Camp Funston, Kansas 12 Nov, 1917 26 Nov, 1917
[[File: 89th Infantry Division CG Major General Camp Funston, Kansas 12 Apr, 1918 1 Jun, 1918
[[File: 10th Division CG Camp Funston, Kansas 10 Aug, 1918 7 Jan, 1919
[[File: 10th Division CG Camp Funston, Kansas 17 Jan, 1919 15 Feb, 1919
[[File: Sixth Corps Area CG Major General Fort Sheridan, Illinois 20 Aug, 1920 2 Apr, 1921
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Military & Civilian SchoolsEdit

Name Degree Location Begin Date End Date

Dates of RankEdit

Regular Army

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Date of Rank Age Accepted
Assistant Surgeon Regular Army US Medical Corps January 5, 1886 25 August 11, 1886
O-3
Captain (USA)
Captain
(Assistant Surgeon)
Regular Army US Medical Corps January 5, 1891 30 January 5, 1891
O-7
Brigadier General (USA)
Brigadier General Regular Army February 4, 1901 40 March 2, 1901
O-8
Major General (USA)
Major General Regular Army August 8, 1903 42 August 8, 1903
Retired (after 30 years' service) October 5, 1921 60

Non-Federal Service

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Date of Rank Age Accepted
O-6
Colonel (USA)
Colonel United States
Volunteers
US Army Cavalry Insignia May 8, 1898 37 May 8, 1898
O-7
Brigadier General (USA)
Brigadier General United States
Volunteers
July 8, 1898 37 July 11, 1898
O-8
Major General (USA)
Major General United States
Volunteers
December 7, 1898 38 December 17, 1898
Honorable Discharge April 13, 1899 38
O-7
Brigadier General (USA)
Brigadier General United States
Volunteers
April 13, 1899 38 April 14, 1899
O-8
Major General (USA)
Major General United States
Volunteers
December 5, 1899 39 December 13, 1899
Honorable Discharge June 30, 1901 40

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Medal of Honor
Army Distinguished Service Medal Indian Campaign Medal Spanish Campaign Medal
Army of Cuban Occupation Medal Philippine Campaign Medal World War I Victory Medal

Battles/WarsEdit

World War I World War II

QuotesEdit

NotesEdit

FamilyEdit

GalleryEdit

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ReferencesEdit

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