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Louis Aleck Craig
Colonel, United States Army
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The father of General Malin Craig, he was born on March 17, 1851 and died on March 22, 1904.

He is buried among other family members in Section 30 of Arlington National Cemetery.  His wife, Georgie Malin (October 4, 1855-November 3, 1923) is buried with him.

Louis Aleck Craig of Missouri
Appointed from Missouri, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1869 (33) 
Commissioned, Second Lieutenant of Infantry, 9th United States Infantry, 17 June
1874
Transferred to the 6th United States Cavalry, 25 May 1875
First Lieutenant, 30 November 1879
Regimental Adjutant, 12 October 1883 to 1 October 1884 and 1 November 1886 to 20 July 1890
Captain, 24 February 1891; 
Major, Assistant Adjutant General, of U.S. Volunteers, 20 May 1898
Honorably discharged from the volunteer service, 7 Apr 1899
Colonel, 32nd U.S. VOlunteer Infantry, 5 July 1899
Honorably mustered out of the volunteer service, 8 May 1901
Major, 15th United States Cavalry, 17 February 1901
Retired from active duty 23 March 1903

LA Craig Gravesite PHOTO
Photograph By M. R. Patterson, October 2002

CRAIG, LOUIS A
MAJOR 15 US CAV RTD
DATE OF DEATH: 03/22/1904
BURIED AT:   SITE 444 WS L
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

Photo By Michael Robert Patterson, April 2008


Updated: 2 January 2000 Updated: 18 November 2000 Updated: 18 October 2002 Updated: 4 March 2003 Updated: 27 July 2003 Updated: 26 March 2006 Updated: 17 July 2007 
Updatefd: 14 May 2008
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LA Craig Gravesite PHOTO May 2008
Photo By Michael Robert Patterson, May 2008

LA Craig Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003