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Clarence Ransom Edwards
Major General, United Staees Army
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Clarence Ransom Edwards of Ohio
Appointed from Ohio, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 September 1879 (52)
Second Lieutenant, 23rd U. S. Infantry, 13 June 1883
First Lieutenant, 1st U. S. Infantry, 25 February 1891
Transferred to the 23rd U. S. Infantry, 20 July 1891
Captain, Infantry, 30 July 1898
Assigned to the 10th U. S. Infantry, 1 January 1899
Major, Assistant Adjutant General of U. S. Volunteers, 12 May 1898
Lieutenant Colonel, 37th U. S. Volunteer Infantry, 17 August 1899
Honorably mustered out of the volunteer service, 2 July 1901
Colonel, Chief of Bureau of Insular Affairs, 1 July 1901 to 
 
CR Edwards WWI PHOTO

Major General Clarence Ransom Edwards
Artist: George Holburn Snowborn (1902-1990)
1942 Bronze with granite base

CR Edwards Statue PHOTO 1

Major General Clarence Ransom Edwards (1859-1931) was the commander of the 26th Yankee Division from Connecticut during most of World War I. 

The 26th Division was one of the most decorated divisions and one of the longest under fire during the war.

 Edwards himself received a Distinguished Service medal.



EDWARDS, CLARENCE R
MAJOR GEN US ARMY
DATE OF DEATH: 02/14/1931
BURIED AT:   SITE LOT 4073
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted:  8 May 2006
US Military Academy (West Point) SEAL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Distinguished Service Medal