Alston Hamilton Edit Profile
Preparatory education, University School, Petersburg, Virginia. Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1894. Graduated from Army War College, Washington, 1914, again 1922.
Commissioned Second lieutenant United States of America, June 12, 1894. Promoted through grades to brigadier general, January 19, 1927.
Served in Cuba, Spanish-American War (silver star citation for gallantry at El Caney), later in Philippines (silver star for gallantry at Calamba). Member and president Artillery Board for a number of years, later.
Married Nancy Thompson Creel, October 20, 1896. Children: John Creel, Alston (daughter.