Charles G. Long

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Charles G. Long
Born (1869-12-14)December 14, 1869
South Weymouth, Massachusetts
Died March 5, 1943(1943-03-05) (aged 73)
South Dartmouth, Massachusetts
Place of burial Arlington National Cemetery
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch United States Marine Corps
Years of service 1891 - 1921
Rank US-O8 insignia.svg Major General
Battles/wars Philippine-American War
Spanish-American War
Boxer rebellion
Awards Marine Corps Brevet Medal
Navy Cross

Major General Charles Grant Long (December 14, 1869—March 5, 1943) was the second Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps. He was also a recipient of the Marine Corps Brevet Medal.

Biography[edit]

Charles Long was born December 14, 1869, in South Weymouth, Massachusetts. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1891 and received a commission as a second lieutenant on July 1, 1891.

He retired from the Marine Corps in December 1921 after 30 years of service and 14:59, 27 November 2012 (UTC)14:59, 27 November 2012 (UTC)~~died March 5, 1943 at South Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

Awards[edit]

Long's awards and decorations include:

Marine Corps Brevet Medal
Navy Cross West Indies Naval Campaign Medal Spanish Campaign Medal
Philippine Campaign Medal Nicaraguan Campaign Medal (1912) China Service Medal

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References[edit]

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