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Charles Ravenscroft Greenleaf
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Charles Ravenscroft Greenleaf of Pennsylvania.  Born 1 January 1838 at Portland, Maine.
Appointed from Ohio, Assistant Surgeon, 5th Ohio Infantry, 9 May 1861
Honorably mustered out 18 July 1861
Assistant Surgeon, United States Army, 5 August 1861
Major (Surgeon) 26 June 1876
Lieutenant Colonel, Assistant Medical Purchaser, 24 Februry 1891
Colonel, Assistant Surgeon General of the Army, 10 October 1896
Retired 1 January 1902
Breveted Captain and Major, 13 March 1865 for faithful and meritorious service during the war.

Colonel Greenleaf died on 2 September 1911 and was buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.  His wife, Georgiana Henri Franck De La Roche, born in Maine in 1839, and whom he married in 1862, died  in 1918 and was buried with him.  Also see Henry Simpson Greenleaf, Colonel, United States Army.

CR Greenleaf PHOTO
U. S. Army Photo
 

GREENLEAF, CHARLES R
BRIG GEN US ARMY
DATE OF DEATH: 09/02/1911
BURIED AT: SECTION WSIDE  SITE 70-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted: 17 July 2003 Updated: 8 May 2006 Updated: 4 June 2006

CR Greenleaf Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003