Larned, Charles William was born on March 9, 1850 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Major William and Mary (Sherwood) Larned.
Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1870.
Colonel Edmund B. Alexander, August 14, 1884. Promoted Second lieutenant 3d Cavalry, June 15, 1870. Transferred to 7th Cavalry, October 10, 1870.
First lieutenant, June 25, 1876. Reconstruction duty with regiment in South, 1871-1873. Stanley expedition against Sioux Indians and engagement of Big Horn River, 1873.
Professor technical and military graphics and applied geometry, United States Military Academy, and colonel United States of America, since 1876. Author: The Great Discourse, 1890. Address: West Point, New York.