Charles Carroll Walcutt, Jr.
Brigadier General, United States Army
Appointed from Ohio, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1881 (27)
Second Lieutenant, 8th United States Cavalry 1 July 1886
First Lieutenant, 3rd United States Cavalry, 16 August 1892
Transferred to the 8th United States Cavalry, 5 December 1892
Captain, Assistant Quartermaster, 44th United States Volunteer Infantry, 17 August 1899
Honorably mustered out of the volunteer service, 30 June 1901
Captain, 2nd United States Cavalry, 2 February 1901
Assisted to Quartermaster Department, 29 October 1901
NOTE: His father served with the Ohio Volunteers
during the Civil War and resigned from the United States Army in 1866.
The elder Walcuttis not buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
BRIGADIER GENERAL WALCUTT, VETERAN OF 2 WARS
Former Chief of the Bureau of Insular Affairs
Dies in Fort Hayes at the Age of 85
COLUMBUS, OHIO, December 17, 1946 – Brigadier General Charles C. Walcutt, Jr., former Chief of the Bureau of Insular Affairs at Washington, in which position he served for thirteen years, died here in Fort Hayes Hospital, where he had been a patient since June. His age was 85.
A graduate of West Point in the class of ’86, General Walcutt served in the Spanish-American War and his latest assignment before retirement was at Fort Hayes where he was in charge of organized reserves.
Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery on Monday.
Born in Ohio on June 20, 1861, General Walcutt was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Cavalry after his graduation from the Military Academy, rose to First Lieutenant in 1892 and after serving on the frontier and in camps, went to the Philippines in the Spanish-American War with the rank of Captain of Volunteers in the Quartermaster Corps.
The General was a volunteer infantry Major in 1899 and a Regular Army Captain in 1901. He promoted to Major in 1905 and became a temporary Colonel with the Bureau of Insular Affairs.
WALCUTT, CHARLES C JR
BRIGADIER GEN USA RET
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 12/17/1946
DATE OF INTERMENT: 12/23/1946
BURIED AT: SECTION 11 SITE 122
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WALCUTT, JULIA DUPONT W/O CHARLES C JR
Photo By M. R. Patteson, 23 April 2004