losses were approximately 4,100 (75 percent from disease) and 3,000 wounded, but the overall fighting lasted until 1913 and engaged some of the most prominent military figures of the era, including Arthur MacArthur
, Douglas MacArthur's father, and John Pershing, U.
He was the son of General Arthur MacArthur
, a Civil War hero who had won the Congressional Medal of Honor at age 18 and later commanded U.
From his father, Arthur MacArthur
, a Civil War hero who rose to three-star rank, he also inherited a paranoia that made him suspicious of superiors--military and civilian--who he believed envied his abilities and tried to thwart his advancement.
The commanding general of US forces, General Arthur MacArthur
had to admit that regulation and toleration were, in fact, a reality.
General Arthur MacArthur
, the father of World War II General Douglas MacArthur, opened a company "canteen" while commanding Fort Selden, New Mexico, during the 1880s since his post was considered too small for a post trader.
The son of Army General Arthur MacArthur
, he spent more than 70 years serving in a variety of leadership positions, including Superintendent of West Point, Chief of Staff of the Army, Field Marshall of the Philippines, Supreme Allied Commander of the Pacific during World War II, Military Governor of Japan during its occupation, and as a presidential hopeful as well as public administrator and businessman.
In addition, the Infantry Library, now known as the Donovan Research Library, began in 1907 when General Arthur MacArthur
donated around 50 books to start the collection.
3) General Arthur MacArthur
(Civil War) and son General Douglas MacArthur (Vera Cruz Campaign, 1914-15).
Four months into the conflict, a stunned General Arthur MacArthur
warned the White House that victory would be anything but easy.
Many names here are known: the 18-year-old Union soldier named Arthur MacArthur
, who grabbed a falling flag and carried it up Missionary Ridge; the Tuskegee Airmen who defended America abroad and challenged prejudice at home; the slain war hero and President who asked that we "assure the survival and success of liberty" and found his rest beneath an eternal flame.
later fought Indians on the western frontier, fought bravely in the Spanish-American War, led troops against insurgents in the Philippines, and rose to the rank of General.
Lieutenant General Arthur MacArthur
established the School of Musketry in 1907 because of shortcomings that he and others--among them Teddy Roosevelt--had identified during the Spanish-American War of 1898, the Philippine Insurrection (1899-1902), and the Boxer rebellion of 1900.