Campbell King Edit Profile
Attended Charleston College. Honorary Master of Arts, Harvard, 1920. Distinguished graduate Infantry, and Cavalry School, 1905.
Graduated from Army Staff College, 1906. Graduated from Army War College, 1911. Graduate General Staff College, 1920.
Private and corporal cavalry, July 1897-July 1898. Second in command lieut. 1st Infantry, July 9, 1898.
Promoted through grades to brigadier general, July 23, 1924. Brigadier general (temporary) during the World War. Major general, May 1, 1932.
Served in Cuba, Philippines, Hawaii, China, and on Mexican border. Served in following sectors of the line in France: Somervillier, Ansauville, Montdidier, Saizerais and Vosges Mountains. Participated in following battles: Verdun, August 1917, Cantigny, Montdidier-Noyon, Aisne-Marne, St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne.
Took part in march to the Rhine and occupation of Coblenz bridgehead.
Married Harriott Laurens King, December 19, 1907. Children: Duncan Ingraham, Barbara.
Was first American officer, with Colonel George B. Duncan, to receive French Croix de Guerre, awarded by General Deville, commanding 42d French Division, to which he was attached during French Verdun offensive, August 1917.