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MG Erasmus Morgan Weaver Jr.

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MG Erasmus Morgan Weaver Jr.

Birth
Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Death 13 Nov 1920 (aged 66)
District of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 3, Grave 1800
Memorial ID 57196401 View Source

He graduated from West Point in 1875 and was appointed a Second Lieutenant of Artillery. He studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, from 1895 to 1896. During the Spanish-American War he served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the 5th Massachusetts Volunteers, first as Mustering Officer, and later as commander of the regiment's 1st Battalion. From 1908 to 1911 he served as Chief of the Militia Bureau, the first person to hold the position. From 1911 until his 1918 retirement Weaver was Chief of the Coast Artillery Corps. (Info provided by Bill McKern)

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  • Created by: Anne Cady
  • Added: 17 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 57196401
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/57196401/erasmus-morgan-weaver : accessed ), memorial page for MG Erasmus Morgan Weaver Jr. (23 May 1854–13 Nov 1920), Find a Grave Memorial ID 57196401, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Anne Cady (contributor 46985237) .