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William Lewis Pitcher
Colonel, United States Army
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William Lewis Pitcher of Texas
Appointed from the District of Columbia, Cadet, United States Naval Academy, 30 June 1868 to 7 October 1870
Second Lieutenant, 10th U. S. Cavalry, 18 December 1871
Transferred to the 8th U.S. Infantry, 13 June 1872
First Lieutenant, 1 March 1882
Captain, 9 March 1891
Major, 4th U.S. Infantry, 20 October 1899
Transferred to the 28th U.S. Infantry, 28 October 1899

NOTE: Colonel Pitcher was the son of Thomas Gamble Pitcher, Brigadier General, United States Army.  The Colonel and his wife, Anna BowieHarris Pitcher )died 29 December 1945) are buried adjacent to the General in a gravesite in Section 3.  In that same gravesite are buried his brother, John Pitcher, Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army, and John's wife, Matilda C. Pitcher, 1864-1924.
PITCHER, WILLIAM LEWIS

COL USA RET
DATE OF DEATH: 10/24/1930
BURIED AT:   SITE LOT 2046
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

PITCHER, ANNA BOWIE HARRIS W/O WILLIAM L
DATE OF DEATH: 12/29/1945
BURIED AT: SECTION SOUTH  SITE 2046
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF WL PITCHER, COL 27TH US INF


Posted: 7 August 2006
US Naval Academy SEAL