The Wanderer’s Return

Timothy K. Nenninger and Charles Pelot Summerall

in The Way of Duty, Honor, Country

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print September 2010 | ISBN: 9780813126180
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813135649 | DOI:
The Wanderer’s Return

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After Charles Summerall reached Eustis, Florida, a telegram arrived that offered him the presidency of the Citadel, the military college of South Carolina, which he accepted. His retirement from the military was effective March 31, 1931. In June, he drove to Charleston for the commencement at the Citadel. Colonel Bond, the retiring president, and Mrs. Bond gave him a reception. He entered on his duties as president of the Citadel on September 12, 1931.

Keywords: Charles Summerall; Citadel; military college; South Carolina; Eustis; retirement; Charleston; Colonel Bond

Chapter.  595 words. 

Subjects: Military History

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