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On September 27th, 1906, he was commissioned a Major
of Infantry and assigned to command a battalion of the
He served on the Mexican Border and commanded the
Second Battalion of the First Infantry throughout this tour
Upon the declaration of war with Germany and Austria,
General Reckord, then a Major, was ordered with his bat-
talion, to Havre de Grace for the protection of the railroad
bridges crossing the Susquehanna River, remaining upon
this duty for several months.
On August 4th, 1917, he was commissioned a Lieutenant
Colonel of Infantry and assigned to the Fifth Infantry, and
in this capacity entered the United States Army with the
troops from Maryland and proceeded to concentration camp
at Anniston, Alabama. Here the Maryland regiments were
consolidated and the 115th Infantry formed to which or-
ganization he went as Lieutenant Colonel.
Upon the retirement of Colonel Charles A. Little, General
Reckord succeeded to command of the 115th Infantry. In
the capacity of Colonel of this regiment he commanded it
throughout its training and during its oversea's service and
upon return of the regiment from service in France was
mustered out with it at Camp Meade, Maryland.
General Reckord has always taken a keen interest in all
military matters. He is in business in Bel Air, where his
home is located. He is a member of the Baltimore Chamber
of Commerce, of the Baltimore Club, the Baltimore Athletic
Club, and Harford Boat Club.
Clerk of the Court of Appeals: CALEB C. MAGRUDER (Demo-
crat), Prince George's County.
Caleb Clarke Magruder, son of Caleb Clarke Magruder
and Mary Sprigg Belt, was graduated A.B. and A.M.,
Georgetown (D. C.) University. Studied law at the Uni-
versity of Virginia and admitted to practice in 1863.
Member of the House of Delegates, 1867; candidate for
State Senator, 1881; and for Associate Judge, Seventh Ju-
dicial District, 1897; elected Clerk of the Court of Appeals
in 1907. and re-elected in 1913 and 1919.
Married Elizabeth Rice, daughter of Dr. Richard Thomas
Nalle and Ellen Anne Hooe of Virginia.
Five sons, Caleb Clarke, 3rd, attorney at law, Maryland
and District of Columbia; Thomas Nalle, farmer; Mercer
Hampton, attorney at law, Maryland and District of Colum-