Dwight Edward Aultman
Brigadier General, United States Army
Dwight Edward Aultman, my great-grandfather, is buried at Arlington National Cemetery. His birth date is 2 February 1872 and he died 12 December 1929.
He was in the Spanish American war and
fought Battle of San Juan Hill and the sweige at Santiago. Also WW 1 artillery
Commander in France at Aisne-Marne and St Mihiel.
During the Spanish-American War, he fought in the Battle of San Juan Hill and at the siege of Santiago.
Aultman served at various posts until World War I when he was an artillery commander in France, participating in the Aisne-Marne and St. Mihiel offensives. He received the Distinguished Service Medal, and returned to the United States in 1919 as Commanding General, Camp Knox, Kentucky.
Brigadier General Aultman's last command was the Field Artillery School, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. He died 12 December 1929 at Washington, D.C.
BRIG GEN USA
DATE OF DEATH: 12/12/1929
BURIED AT: SECTION 6 SITE LOT 8446
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 4 March 2006 Updated: 3 December 2006 Updated: 30 July 2009