Two Letters Written By Lloyd Milton Brett

1925. Two Handwritten Letters from Lloyd Milton Brett. From Wikipedia: Lloyd Milton Brett (February 22, 1856 – September 23, 1927) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on April 1, 1880 at O'Fallon's Creek, Montana. An 1879 graduate of West Point, he served in numerous campaigns on the Western Frontier and later in the World War I. He retired as a Brigadier General in 1919. Brett was born near Dead River, Maine on February 22, 1856. He was commissioned Second Lieutenant, in the 2nd United States Cavalry upon graduation from West Point in 1879. Brett married Emma Wallace (1865–1948) on February 7, 1887. He was promoted to Brigadier General on August 5, 1917. He served as Adjutant General, D.C. Militia (1903–1908); superintendent, Yellowstone National Park (1910–1916); commanded the 160th Infantry Brigade, Camp Lee, Petersburg, Virginia, September 1917 and served overseas with the 80th Infantry Division May 1918–June 1919 in World War I. He was also awarded the Distinguished Service Medal (DSM), Officer of the Legion of Honor, and Croix de Guerre. He died on September 23, 1927 and was buried in Section 6 of Arlington National Cemetery. His wife is buried with him. The first letter is one page, dated from April 25, 1925 on Headqaurters, District of Columbia Militia letterhead. The second letter is two pages, dated May 29, 1925, on District of Columbia Chapter, Military Order of the World War letterhead. Item #C00001086

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