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First Name: Charles

Last Name: Muir


Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: H.

Date of Birth: 19 March 1877

Date of Death: 23 February 1959

Rank: Major General

Years Served:
Charles H. Muir
'Uncle Charley'

•  World War I (1914 - 1918)


Charles H. Muir
Major General, U.S. Army

Charles H. Muir was born on 19 March 1877.

Known as "Uncle Charley," he was Commanding General of the 28th Division during World War I and beloved by the Iron Division doughboys. He led the 28th Division through victory after victory from the Marne to the Aisne, up the valley to the muddy little Aire, to the storming of Apremont, Chatel-Chehery, and the brilliant maneuver of Le Chene Tondu.


Muir Army Airfield Eastern Army Aviation Training Site (EAATS), Fort Indiantown, PA, is named in his honor.

Death and Burial

Major General Charles H. Muir died on 23 February 1959 in Longwood, FL. He is buried at Longwood Memorial Gardens in Longwood.

Honoree ID: 2885   Created by: MHOH




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