William Lassiter – Colonel, United States Army

William Lassiter of North Carolina

Appointed from North Carolina, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 September 1868 to 19 July 1871
Second Lieutenant, 16th U. S. Infantry, 1 October 1873
First Lieutenant, 26 April 1883
Regimental Quartermaster, 1 July 1885 to 1 August 1889
Captain, 1897
Major, 15th U. S. Infantry, 28 May 1902
Progressed through the ranks to Colonel, United States Army
Died in California on 11 March 1924 and buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.


Spanish-American War Report: July 6, 1898

Captain William Lassiter is a native of North Carolina and was a student at theMilitary Academyfor a time. His commission as Captain dated from August 1, 1897.  He commanded Company G, and was wounded beforeSantiago.


LASSITER, WILLIAM

  • COL USA RETD
  • DATE OF DEATH: 03/11/1924
  • BURIED AT: SECTION SS  SITE 4032
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

LASSITER, CORA ARMSTRONG W/O WM

  • DATE OF DEATH: 12/17/1918
  • BURIED AT: SECTION S-N  SITE 4032
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF WILLIAM LASSITER, COL U S A RETD
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