Lt. General Charles Dodge


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 8th Armored Division , chief of staff of the 2nd 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