Henry Clay Hodges, Jr. – Major General, United States Army

Major General Henry Clay Hodges Jr.

Born April 20, 1860 in Washington
Died 1963
Cadet, U S. Military Academy 1877-81
Graduated as No. 2901, Class of 1881

Second Lieutenant 1881
First Lieutenant 1890
Captain 1898
Major 1905
Lieutenant Colonel 1911
Colonel 1914
Brigadier General 1917
Major General (NA) 1917
Brigadier General 1919

Served with 22nd Infantry Regiment 1881-01
Served in the Philippines 1899-01
Regimental Adjutant, 22nd Infantry Regiment 1901
Recruiting duty in Boston 1901-03
Construction Quartermaster, Ft´s Rodman, Greble & Adams 1903-05
Commanding Officer, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, Ft. Wayne 1905-06
Commanding Officer, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, Camp Stotsenburg 1906
On Special duty in the Philippines 1906-07
Served with Military Information Division, Headquarters Philippine Division 1907-08
Student, Army War College 1908-09
Served with 22nd Infantry Regiment at Ft. William H. Seward, Alaska 1909-10
Court-Martial duty at Seattle 1910
Served with 22nd Infantry Regiment at Ft. Sam Houston 1910-11
Served with the Office of the Army Chief of Staff 1911
Served with the Army General Staff 1911-14
Secretary of the Army General Staff 1913-14
Commanding Officer, 17th Infantry Regiment at Eagle Pass, Texas 1914-16
Commanding Officer, 1st Infantry Regiment at Hawaii 1916-17
Commanding General, 39th Division, AEF 1917-18
Commanding General, 17th Division & Camp Beauregard (La) 1918-19
Commanding General, Hawaiian Department March-May 1919
Commanding General, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii 1919-20
Retired December 1st, 1920

Henry Clay Hodges, Jr. of Washington, D.C. was born in 1860.
Appointed from the District of Columbia, Cadet, United States Military Academy, July 1877 (23)
Second Lieutenant, 22nd United States Infantry, 11 June 1881
First Lieutenant, 30 August 1890
Captain, 26 April 1898

General Hodges died in 1963 and was buried in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery.  His wife, Netta Richmond Haines Hodges (1861-1919) is buried with him.  The General's father, Henry Clay Hodges, Brigadier General, United States Army, is buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.


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