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William Lassiter
Colonel, United States Army
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William 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
Captain, 1897
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, WILLIAM
COL USA RETD
DATE OF DEATH: 03/11/1924
BURIED AT: SECTION SS  SITE 4032
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

LASSITER, CORA ARMSTRONG W/O WM
DATE OF DEATH: 12/17/1918
BURIED AT: SECTION S-N  SITE 4032
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF WILLIAM LASSITER, COL U S A RETD


Posted: 25 November 2006 Updated: 24 August 2007
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