Charles Stewart Farnsworth was a United
States Major General in the United States Army, who served in the Spanish-American War and
World War I. This collection consists of letters, documents, manuscript diaries, a few maps
and photographs, and ephemera.
Charles Stewart Farnsworth (1862-1955) was a United States Major General who graduated from
West Point in 1887. He served in the Dakota Territory, Montana, and North Dakota until 1893,
in Alaska from 1899-1901, and in the Philippines, Alaska, and at other posts between
1904-1911. Farnsworth was with Brigadier General John J. Pershing's punitive expedition into
Mexico in 1916 and during World War I he commanded the 37th Division of the American
Expeditionary Forces. General Farnsworth later retired to Altadena, California, where he
became involved in civic affairs.
53.75 Linear Feet
(60 boxes, 4 oversize folders)
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