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Colden Ruggles
Brig. Gen. C. L'H. Ruggles (US Army officer).jpg
From 1987's Quarters One, Aberdeen Proving Ground
Born (1869-03-18)March 18, 1869
Omaha, Nebraska
Died April 2, 1933(1933-04-02) (aged 64)
Charleston, South Carolina
Buried
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1890–1930
Rank Brigadier General
Unit U.S. Army Field Artillery Branch
U.S. Army Ordnance Corps
Commands held Benicia Arsenal
Manila Ordnance Depot
Sandy Hook Proving Ground
Aberdeen Proving Ground
U.S. Army Chief of Ordnance (acting)
Battles/wars Spanish–American War
World War I
Awards Army Distinguished Service Medal
Spouse(s) Mary Appleton Miller (m. 1894–1930, his death)
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Colden Ruggles (March 18, 1869 – April 2, 1933) was a career officer in the United States Army. A prominent member of the Ordnance Corps, he attained the rank of brigadier general, and was notable for planning and overseeing construction of Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. In addition, he was noteworthy for his service as acting Chief of Ordnance in 1930.

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