James Irvin Muir was born on 18 January 1888 in Wyomong. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1910. He died in Maryland 8 June 1964.
Muir, James Irvin, Major General
1940 – 1941 Commanding Officer 26th Regiment
1941 – 1944 Commanding General 44th Division, North-West Europe
1944 – 1945 Commanding General XXIII Corps
1945 Commandant Infantry Replacement Training Center
General Muir was the son of Charles Henry Muir, Major General, United States Army and was the father of James Irvin Muir, Jr., Colonel, United States Army, and is buried in the family plot as indicated below.
MUIR, JAMES IRVIN
MG US ARMY
- DATE OF BIRTH: 08/28/1888
- DATE OF DEATH: 05/08/1964
- BURIED AT: SECTION 3 SITE 1999 WS
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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