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army officer.

Charles Hartwell Bonesteel, American army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal, Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, companion Bath, Legion of Honor.

Background

Bonesteel, Charles Hartwell was born on April 9, 1885 in Fort Sidney, Nebraska, United States. Son of Charles Hartwell and Mary (Greene) Bonesteel.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1908. Postgraduate Infantry School, 1924-1925, Command and General staff schedul, 1925-1926, Army War College, 1931-1932.

Career

Cadet United States Military Academy, 1904. Second in command Lieutenant infantry, 1908, First lieutenant, 1914, captain, 1916, major, 1922, lieutenant colonel, 1932, colonel, 1937, brigadier general United States Army, 1940, major general, 1946. Commander United States troops in Iceland, 1941-1943.

Retired, 1947.

Connections

Married Caroline Standish Hudson, December 29, 1908. Children: Charles Hartwell III, Eleanor Mead (Mistress.

father:
Charles Hartwell Bonesteel

mother:
Mary (Greene) Bonesteel

spouse:
Caroline Standish Hudson

children:
Charles Hartwell III Bonesteel

Eleanor Mead (Mrs Bonesteel