World War I

General Peyton C. March

Peyton Conway March was born in Easton, Pennsylvania, on 27 December 1864. He attended Lafayette College from 1880 to 1884 and then graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1888. He was commissioned an additional second lieutenant and assigned to the 3rd Artillery. Later that year, he was made a full second lieutenant. March was stationed in Washington, D.C. and …

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General of the Armies of the United States John Joseph Pershing

John Joseph Pershing was born near Laclede, Missouri, on 13 September 1860. He attended the State Normal School and then graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1886. He was commissioned a second lieutenant and served with the 6th Cavalry. From 1886 to 1890, he was assigned to duty in the Southwest and Northern Plains; he fought in the Wounded …

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