List of Inspectors General of the U.S. Army

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This List of Inspectors General of the U.S. Army gives the Inspector General of the United States Army from 1775 to 1963.

Image Rank Name Begin Date End Date Notes
Colonel La Balme, Augustin deAugustin de La Balme July 8, 1777 October 11, 1777 Inspector General of Cavalry
[1]
Major General Tronson de Coudray, Philippe CharlesPhilippe Charles Tronson de Coudray August 11, 1777 September 15, 1777 Inspector General of Ordnance and Military Stores
[1]
Thomas Conway Major General Conway, ThomasThomas Conway December 13, 1777 April 28, 1778 [1]
Frederick von Steuben Major General Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm vonFriedrich Wilhelm von Steuben May 5, 1778 April 15, 1784 [1]
William North Major North, WilliamWilliam North April 17, 1784 October 28, 1787 [1]
vacant October 29, 1787 March 9, 1792 [1]
Lieutenant De Butts, HenryHenry De Butts March 10, 1792 February 23, 1793 Acting Inspector General
[1]
Major Rudolph, MichaelMichael Rudolph February 23, 1793 July 17, 1793 Acting Inspector General
[1]
Captain Butler, EdwardEdward Butler July 18, 1793 May 13, 1794 Acting Inspector General
[1]
Major Mills, JohnJohn Mills May 13, 1794 February 27, 1796 Acting Inspector General
[1]
Major Haskell, JonathanJonathan Haskell February 27, 1796 August 1, 1796 Acting Inspector General
[1]
Captain Butler, EdwardEdward Butler August 1, 1796 February 27, 1797 Acting Inspector General
[1]
Major Cushing, Thomas H.Thomas H. Cushing February 27, 1797 July 18, 1798 Acting Inspector General
[1]
Alexander Hamilton Major General Hamilton, AlexanderAlexander Hamilton July 18, 1798 June 15, 1800 [1]
Major Cushing, Thomas H.Thomas H. Cushing June 15, 1800 April 2, 1807 Acting Inspector General
[1]
Major Nicoll, Abimael Y.Abimael Y. Nicoll April 2, 1807 April 28, 1812 Acting Inspector General
[1]
Brigadier General Smyth, AlexanderAlexander Smyth July 6, 1812 March 3, 1813 [1]
Zebulon Pike Brigadier General Pike, ZebulonZebulon Pike March 12, 1813 April 27, 1813 [1]
vacant 1813 1814 [1]
William H. Winder Brigadier General Winder, William H.William H. Winder May 9, 1814 July 2, 1814 [1]
Brigadier General Parker, DanielDaniel Parker November 22, 1814 June 1, 1821 [1]
vacant June 2, 1821 September 25, 1861 [2]
Randolph B. Marcy Brigadier General Marcy, Randolph B.Randolph B. Marcy September 25, 1861 January 2, 1881 [1][2]
Delos B. Sacket Brigadier General Sackett, Delos B.Delos B. Sackett January 2, 1881 March 8, 1885 [1]
Nelson H. Davis Brigadier General Davis, Nelson H.Nelson H. Davis March 11, 1885 September 20, 1885 [1]
Absalom Baird Brigadier General Baird, AbsalomAbsalom Baird September 20, 1885 August 20, 1888 [1]
Roger Jones Brigadier General Jones, RogerRoger Jones August 20, 1888 January 26, 1889 [1][2]
Joseph C. Breckinridge Brigadier General Breckinridge, Joseph C.Joseph C. Breckinridge January 30, 1889 April 11, 1903 [1][3]
BG Peter D Vroom.jpg Brigadier General Peter D. Vroom April 12, 1903 April 12, 1903 [1][3]
George H. Burton Brigadier General Burton, George H.George H. Burton April 12, 1903 September 30, 1906 [1][3]
Ernest A. Garlington Brigadier General Garlington, Ernest AlbertErnest Albert Garlington October 1, 1906 February 20, 1917 [3]
John L. Chamberlain Major General Chamberlain, John L.John L. Chamberlain February 21, 1917 November 6, 1921 [3]
Major General Helmick, Eli A.Eli A. Helmick November 7, 1921 September 27, 1927 [3]
Major General Rivers, William C.William C. Rivers September 28, 1927 January 11, 1930 [3]
Hugh A. Drum Major General Drum, Hugh A.Hugh A. Drum January 12, 1930 November 30, 1931 [3]
Major General Preston, John F.John F. Preston December 1, 1931 November 30, 1935 [3]
Major General Reed, Walter L.Walter L. Reed December 1, 1935 December 23, 1939 [3]
Major General Peterson, Virgil L.Virgil L. Peterson December 24, 1939 June 5, 1945 [3]
Daniel I. Sultan Lieutenant General Sultan, Daniel I.Daniel I. Sultan July 14, 1945 January 14, 1947 [3]
Major General Wyche, Ira T.Ira T. Wyche January 30, 1947 June 30, 1948 [3]
Major General Craig, Louis A.Louis A. Craig July 1, 1948 May 31, 1952 [3]
Lieutenant General Noce, DanielDaniel Noce June 1, 1952 October 31, 1954 [3]
Major General Zimmerman, Wayne C.Wayne C. Zimmerman November 1, 1954 January 31, 1956 [3]
Lieutenant General Ogden, David Ayres DepueDavid Ayres Depue Ogden February 1, 1956 October 31, 1957 [3]
Major General Pierson, AlbertAlbert Pierson November 1, 1957 July 31, 1959 [3]
Major General McDaniel, Edward H.Edward H. McDaniel August 1, 1959 November 30, 1963 [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac Heitman, pp. 38–39.
  2. ^ a b c Clary, pp. 413–414.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s Hewes, p. 398.

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