Charles M. Quiston – Captain, United States Army

Born in Indiana, September 30, 1858. Graduated from West Point in June 1883. Served throughout the Cuban Campaign during the Spanish-American War and particularly in the battles of El Caney and Santiago.

Transfered to the Philippines where he was killed in action on September 15, 1899 at Bancoup, Philippines. Buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery where his stone is enscribed:

“Gentle, Brave and True of Heart.”

His wife, Laura Fitch Quiston, died on January 9, 1935 and she is buried beside her husband and her stone is enscribed:

“Her children arise up and call her blessed.”

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