Liggett, Hunter (1857–1935), a United States army officer. In January, 1918, during World War I, Liggett was made commander of the I Corps of the U.S. Army in France. His troops drove the Germans back in the Second Battle of the Marne (July and August) and at St. Mihiel (September). Liggett became a lieutenant general and commander of the First Army in October, leading that force in the Meuse-Argonne offensive, the final offensive of the war. He commanded the American army of occupation on the Rhine in 1919.
Liggett was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, and graduated from West Point in 1879. He fought in the Spanish-American War and in the Philippine Insurrection. He retired in 1921.
Liggett wrote Commanding an American Army (1925); and A.E.F., Ten Years Ago in France (1928).