Cameron, George Hamilton, MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Primary Unit
1921-1924, 76th Infantry Division
Service Years
1883 - 1924

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1861
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Cameron, George Hamilton, MG USA(Ret).
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Ottawa, Illinois
Last Address
Staunton, Virginia

Date of Passing
Jan 28, 1944
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 6 Grave 5700

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Last Known Activity
Major General George Hamilton Cameron
Born January 8, 1861
Died January 28, 1944
 
Second Lieutenant 1883
First Lieutenant 1891
Captain 1899
Major 1909
Lieutenant Colonel 1914
Brigadier General (National Army) 1917
Major General (National Army) 1917
Colonel, United States Army 1919
Served with 7th Cavalry Regiment 1883-91
Served with 4th Cavalry Regiment 1891-.
Instructor, U. S. Military Academy 1888-95
Secretary, School of Application, Cavalry & Field Artillery, Ft. Riley 1901-06
Secretary & Assistant Commandant, Mounted Service School 1907-10
Served in the Philippines 1910-12 With the 12th U. S. Cavalry Regiment
Commander, Big Bend District, Texas 1913
Student, Army War College 1913-14
Director, Army War College 1914-16
Commanding Officer, 5th Cavalry Regiment 1916-17
Commanding Officer, 3rd Brigade, Provisional Cavalry Division 1917
Commanding Officer, 25th Cavalry Regiment 1917
Commanding General, 78th Infantry Brigade 1917
Commanding General, 40th Division 1917-18
Commanding General, V US. Corps 1918
Commander, Camp Gordon 1918-19
Commandant, Cavalry School 1919-21
Chief of Staff, 76th Division (Reserve) 1921-24
Retired 1924

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 Unit Assignments
7th Cavalry Regiment4th Cavalry RegimentArmy GarrisonsU.S. Army
12th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry DivisonArmy War College (Staff)5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Divison3rd Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment
78th Infantry Division40th Infantry Division1st Brigade, 4th Infantry DivisionV Corps
76th Infantry Division
  1883-1891, RHHT, 7th Cavalry Regiment
  1891-1891, 4th Cavalry Regiment
  1901-1906, Army Garrison, Fort Riley, KS/HHC
  1907-1910, US Army Cavalry School
  1910-1912, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Divison
  1913-1913, Mexican-American War Units
  1913-1916, Army War College (Staff)
  1916-1917, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Divison
  1917-1917, 3rd Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment/HHT
  1917-1917, 78th Infantry Division
  1917-1918, 40th Infantry Division
  1917-1918, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division
  1918-1918, V Corps
  1919-1919, Army Garrison Fort Gordon, GA
  1919-1921, US Army Cavalry School
  1921-1924, 76th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1910-1912 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1913-1913 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)
  1917-1918 World War I
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1879-1883, United States Military Academy
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