Robert Edward Lee Michie, American army officer. member General Staff, 1914-1917.
Michie, Robert Edward Lee was born on June 1, 1864 in “Bel Air,” Albemarle Company, Virginia, United States. Son of Doctor J. Augustus and Susan R. (Jackson) Michie.
Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1885, Army War College, 1905.
Commissioned Second lieutenant 2d Cavalry, June 14, 1885. Promoted through grades to colonel cavalry, United States of America, July 1, 1916. Brigadier general N.A., August 5, 1917.
Duty at military posts in Idaho, Arizona, New Mexico and Kansas until 1897. Adjutant general Department of Province of Havana and Pinar Del Rio, Cuba, 1899-1900. Adjutant general Department of Missouri, 1900-1901.
In Philippines, 1903-1904, 1910-1911. Duty General Staff, Washington, 1905-1907. Witnessed German Army maneuvers, 1908.
Duty on Mexican border, various periods, 1912-1914. Member General Staff, 1914-1917. With United States Commission to Russia, 1917.
Appointed commander 53d Infantry Brigade, Camp Wadsworth, Spartanburg, South Carolina., September 1917.