Lt. General Charles Dodge, 1907-1985
Lt. General Charles Granville Dodge,
[Eban G. Dodge (7), Charles (6), Francis (5), Robert
Isaac (4), Robert (3), William (2), William (1)], was
born in Maplewood, N.J. on 12 March, 1907, and was
commissioned a Second Lieutenant of Cavalry upon
graduation from the U.S. Military Academy in 1930. He
then served in various capacities with cavalry and
armored units and later was an instructor in mathematics
and then horsemanship at West Point.
In 1944, he served in Europe as chief of staff of the 8'th Armored Division , chief of staff of the 2'nd Armored Division, and became the Commanding General of the Fifth US Army.
Photograph by: Joseph S. Moros, Jr., Hq. Fifth US Army Photo Facility, Chicago, Illinois, September 15, 1965