LAUCHHEIMER, CHARLES HENRY
By : Cyrus Adler
American Marine Corps Officer; born at Baltimore, Maryland, September 22, 1859. In 1881 he graduated from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis; in 1884 he took the degree of LL.B. at Columbia University. He attained the rank of First Lieutenant in 1890, that of Captain in 1898, and for the last three years has been Major in the United States Marine Corps. He is the author of “Naval Courts and Naval Law” (1896) and “Forms of Procedure for Naval Courts and Boards” (1896; revised and enlarged, 1902).
Brigadier General Charles H. Lauchheimer was the Adjutant and Inspector of the United States Marine Corps, with station at Headquarters, during the World War. He became seriously ill, was admitted to the hospital on July 10, 1919,
where he died on January 14, 1920. The General was buried with full military honors in Section 5 of Arlington National Cemetery.
LAUCHHEIMER, CHARLES H
- COL ADJ INSPECTOR U S M C
- DATE OF DEATH: 01/14/1920
- BURIED AT: SECTION E W SITE 3490
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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