Robert Harman Patterson
Colonel, United States Army
Harman Patterson of the District of Columbia
Appointed from Washington, D. C. Second Lieutenant, 1st U. S. Artillery, 23 September 1867
First Lieutenant, 1 October 1874
Captain, 29 June 1896
Artillery Corps, 2 February 1901
Major, 8 May 1901
RETIRED COLONEL DIES; TO BE BURIED AT ARLINGTON
STAMFORD, Connecticut, May 15, 1928 – Colonel Robert H. Patterson, USA, retired, died here today.
He was born in Washington, D.C. in 1847 and entered the Army in 1865. He served during the Spanish-American War and once was commandant at Fort Morgan, Mobile, Alabama. He was retired in 1911.
Interment will be in Arlington Cemetery at
STAMFORD, Connecticut, May 15, 1928 – Colonel Robert Harman Patterson, USA, retired, son of the late Rear Admiral Thomas H. and Maria Wainwright Patterson, died here today after an illness of eight weeks. He was in his eighty-first year.
Colonel Patterson was born in Washington in 1847 and entered the Army in 1865. He served during the Spanish-American War, being in command of Fort Morgan, at Mobile, Alabama. During his stay in Alabama Colonel Patterson built a new post. Upon his retirement from service in 1911 he was in command of Fort Banks, Boston Harbor.
He had been a resident of Stamford for the
past sixteen years and had been a member of the Stamford Yacht Club for
thirteen years. He served as secretary of the club for five years
until a year ago, when he became honorary secretary.
PATTERSON, ROBERT H
PATTERSON, MARY WAYNE W/O ROBERT H
Photos By: M. R. Patterson, October 2007
Photo By M. R. Patterson, December 2004