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Brigadier General Henry J. Reilly Memorial Library

About Brig. Gen. Reilly

Henry J. Reilly (1881–1963) graduated from West Point in 1904 and served during World War I (1914-1918).  During that war, he commanded the 83rd Infantry Brigade of the 42nd (Rainbow) Division of the United States Army.  He helped found the Reserve Officers Association in 1922 and served as its first president. From 1922 to 1925, he also edited The Army and Navy Journal. As a civilian, he was a military analyst and war correspondent.

His Collection

This book collection contains roughly 1,500 volumes collected by Brig. Gen. Reilly during his lifetime.