Summerall, Charles P.

Led Army 1st Division & 5th Corps in W W I, Army Chief of Staff 1926-30, Citadel President 1931-53

Price: $65.00

Description:
(1867-1955) USMA 1892, fought in the Spanish-American War and in the Boxer Rebellion in China. Brig. General USA 1919, Maj. General 1920. With AEF in France 1917-19, led 1st Division July-Oct. 1918, later 5th Corps in Cantigny, Soissons, St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne operations in 1918. Later commanded IX and IV Corps, served on American Peace Commission at 1919 Versailles Peace Conference. He was admired by many as a gifted leader with great personal integrity. As Army Chief of Staff 1926-30, he directed formation of a mechanized force and recommended an integrated mobile force of tank, artillery, engineer and quartermaster elements. Promoted to General 1929, retired 1931. President of The Citadel 1931-53, the elite drill team, The Summerall Guards, and Summerall Chapel are named for him there. SP, 7 x 5 grey-toned flat finish half-length bust portrait in uniform signed as Major General

Condition: Very good
Type:Photograph






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