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army officer

David Johnston Craigie, British army officer. Served as First lieutenant, 8th Iowa Infantry, September 12, 1861-July 25, 1864; Served in P.I., 1901-1903.

Background

Craigie, David Johnston was born on December 6, 1840 in Broomieside, Scotland. Son of George and Helen (Young) Craigie.

Education

Educated at various schools private teachers.

Career

Served as First lieutenant, 8th Iowa Infantry, September 12, 1861-July 25, 1864. Captain assistant adjutant general vols., July 2, 1864. Honorary mustered out, September 19, 1865.

Second lieutenant, May 11, 1866. Advanced through grades to brigadier general, August 12, 1903. Retired, August 13, 1903.

Bvtd. First lieutenant, March 2, 1867, for battle of Shiloh, Tennessee. Captain, March 2, 1867, for battle of Iuka, Mississippi.

Membership

Served as First lieutenant, 8th Iowa Infantry, September 12, 1861-July 25, 1864. Served in P.I., 1901-1903.

Connections

Married Florence Mortimer, April.

father:
George Craigie

mother:
Helen (Young) Craigie

spouse:
Florence Mortimer