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KENTUCKY LEGENDS


Anthony Gale

Anthony Gale Lieutenant Colonel Commandant of United States Marine Corps (1819 - 1820). Prior to becoming the 4th Commandant of the Marine Corps, LtCol Gale fought, in fairly quick succession, the French, the Barbary pirates, the British – and a…


Field Harris

Field Harris During the course of the Korean War, Major General Field Harris would suffer a grievous personal loss.  While he served as Commanding General, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, his son, Lieutenant Colonel William F. Harris, was with the 1st…


Logan Feland

Logan Feland Major General Logan Feland (18 August 1869–17 July 1936) was a United States Marine Corps general who last served as Commanding General of the Department of the Pacific. Feland served during the Spanish-American War (3rd Kentucky Volunteer Infantry), the occupation of Veracruz (1914) and…


Foster C. Lahue

Foster C. Lahue Lieutenant General Foster C. LaHue, USMC (September 2, 1917 - February 12, 1996), retired from active duty on 1 September 1974. He was born in Corydon, Indiana; graduated from Corydon High School, and from DePauw University in…


William E. Barber (MOH)

William E. Barber (MOH) William Earl Barber (1919-2002) was an officer in the United States Marine Corps awarded with the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Battle of Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War. With only 220 men…



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