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Peyton C. March
Basic Information
Born December 27, 1864
Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
Died April 13, 1955 (aged 90)
Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C.
Cause/death
Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Spouse Cora McEntee (1897-1964)
Alma Mater United States Military Academy
Military Information
Allegiance US Flag United States
branch US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
Years/Service 1888-1921
(37 years, 3 months)
Rank General insignia General

Peyton Conway March (born December 27, 1864 – April 13, 1955)

Military AssignmentsEdit

Sleeve Insignia Name Position Headquarters Begin Date End Date
3rd Artillery Regiment Officer June 11, 1888 October 24, 1894
5th Artillery Regiment Officer October 25, 1894 June 5, 1907
Astor Battery Commanding Officer 1898 1899
aide-de-camp to General MacArthur 1899 1899
33rd U.S. Volunteer Infantry Officer July 13, 1899 June 30, 1901
US Army General Staff Insignia General Staff Corps Staff Officer Washington, D.C. Aug
Military Observer, Japanese Army 1904 1904
6th Field Artillery Regiment Officer June 6, 1907 August 25, 1912
Adjutant General's Department Adjutant Fort Riley, Kansas August 26, 1912 August 24, 1916
8th Field Artillery Regiment Commanding Officer August 25, 1916 June, 1917
1st Field Artillery Brigade, 1st Division Commanding General June, 1917 August, 1917
Army Chief of Staff Flag Office, Army Chief of Staff Acting Army Chief of Staff Washington, D.C. March, 1918 May 19, 1918
Army Chief of Staff Flag Office, Army Chief of Staff 9th Army Chief of Staff Washington, D.C. May 20, 1918 June 30, 1921

Military & Civilian SchoolsEdit

Name Degree Location Begin Date End Date
Lafayette College A.B. Easton, Pennsylvania 1880 1884
United States Military Academy B.S. West Point, New York 6/15/1884 6/11/1888
Lafayette College A.M. Easton, Pennsylvania 1887
Artillery School - Fort Monroe, Virginia 1896 1898
Lafayette College LL.D. Easton, Pennsylvania 1918
Union College LL. D. Schenectady, New York 1918
Amherst College LL. D. Amherst, Massachusetts 1919
Widener University D. of M.S. Chester, Pennsylvania 1934

Dates of RankEdit

Regular Army

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Insignia Date of Rank Age Notes
No Insignia Cadet
U.S. Military Academy
June 15, 1884
O-1
2nd Lieutenant Insignia
Add. 2nd Lieutenant
US Army Field Artillery Insignia
June 11, 1888
O-1
2nd Lieutenant Insignia
2nd Lieutenant
US Army Field Artillery Insignia
November 30, 1888
O-2
1st Lieutenant Insignia
1st Lieutenant
US Army Field Artillery Insignia
October 25, 1894
O-3
Captain insignia
Captain
US Army Field Artillery Insignia
February 2, 1901
O-4
Major insignia
Major
US Army Field Artillery Insignia
January 25, 1907
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel insignia
Lieutenant Colonel
US Army Field Artillery Insignia
February 8, 1912
O-6
Colonel insignia
Colonel
US Army Field Artillery Insignia
July 1, 1916
O-7
Brigadier General insignia
Brigadier General June 17, 1917
O-8
Major General Insignia
Major General September 23, 1917
O-10
General insignia
General Emergency May 20, 1918 accepted: May 25, 1918
Honorary Emergency Discharge June 30, 1920
Retired November 1, 1921
O-10
General insignia
General Retired List June 21, 1930

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