Colonel, United States Army
Lassiter of North Carolina
Appointed from North Carolina, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 September 1868 to 19 July 1871
Second Lieutenant, 16th U. S. Infantry, 1 October 1873
First Lieutenant, 26 April 1883
Regimental Quartermaster, 1 July 1885 to 1 August 1889
Major, 15th U. S. Infantry, 28 May 1902
Progressed through the ranks to Colonel, United States Army
Died in California on 11 March 1924 and buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.
Spanish-American War Report: July 6, 1898
Captain William Lassiter is a native of North
Carolina and was a student at theMilitary Academyfor a time. His commission
as Captain dated from August 1, 1897. He commanded Company G, and
was wounded beforeSantiago.
LASSITER, CORA ARMSTRONG W/O WM