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 Charles Heywood

Charles Heywood

Birth
Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine, USA
Death 26 Feb 1915 (aged 75)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 2, Lot 1115
Memorial ID 7360189 · View Source
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United States Marine Corps General. Commissioned a Lieutenant in the Marine Corps in 1858, he rose in rank until he was promoted to Colonel and ninth Commandant of the Marines in 1891. He remained as Commandant as the rank was raised to Brigadier General in 1899 and Major General in 1902. Under his leadership the Corps more than tripled in size and saw action in the Spanish-American War and the Peking Relief Expedition. He retired in 1903.

Bio by: Garver Graver


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 16 Apr 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7360189
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Heywood (3 Oct 1839–26 Feb 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7360189, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .