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army officer

Charles Sherman Lincoln, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Cross (United States); Legion of Honor (France); Cross of Order of Leopold (Belgium).

Background

Lincoln, Charles Sherman was born on February 12, 1875 in Boone, Iowa, United States. Son of James Rush and Priscilla (Hicks) Lincoln.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, 1894. Graduated from Army School of the Line, 1909, Army Staff College, 1910. Student Army War College, 1911 and 1920.

Career

Enlisted in the United States Army, January 5, 1895. Second in command Lieutenant, April 12, 1898. Promoted through grades to brigadier general, December, 1931.

Appointed chief of staff, General Staff Corps, 1935. Now retired.

Connections

Married Cora Thompson, September 15, 1898.

father:
James Rush Lincoln

mother:
Priscilla (Hicks) Lincoln

spouse:
Cora Thompson