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 Charles Henry Barth, Sr

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Charles Henry Barth, Sr

  • Birth 28 Dec 1858 Iowa, USA
  • Death 5 Dec 1926 Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 12036

United States Army Brigadier General. Born in Iowa, he graduated from West Point in 1881 and was commissioned an officer of the Engineer Corps. He served in the Apache Indian Campaign of 1881 and in the Philippine Insurrection 1899 to 1902 for which he was awarded a citation and Silver Star Medal. During World War I, for his service he was decorated by French Government with the Legion of Honor and Croix de Guerre Cross of War. After the war, he commanded the defenses of Manila and Subic Bays in 1921. He was also an instructor at the Infantry and Cavalry School, before retiring a Brigadier General. His son Charles H. Barth Jr. was also a US Army Brigadier General.

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  • Added: 31 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12036
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Henry Barth, Sr (28 Dec 1858–5 Dec 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12036, citing Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .