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William Newton Sage
Major, United States Army
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William Newton Sage of New York. Born 26 February 1828
Appointed from New York, First Lieutenant, 137th New York Volunter Infantry, 3 Septembr 1862
Captain, 4 December 1863
Honorably mustered out 9 June 1865
Second Lieutenant, 39th United States Colored Infantry, 21 August 1865
First Lieutenant, 9 November 1865
Honorably mustered out 4 December 1865
Second Lieutenant and First Lieutenant, 11th United States Infantry, 23 February 1866
Transferred to the 29th United States Infantry, 21 September 1866
Transferred to the 11th United States Infantry, 25 April 1869
Captain, 7 June 1879
Retired 19 September 1890

Major Sage died on 16 March 1906 and was buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.  His wife, Edith A. Brainard Sage (11 June 1834-March 1909) is buried with him.  His son, William Hamden Sage, Major General, United States Army (Medal of Honor, is buried in Section 2.


SAGE, WM N
MAJOR RETD USA
DATE OF DEATH: 03/16/1909
BURIED AT: SECTION OFF W  SITE 359
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

SAGE, EDITH A W/O WM N
DATE OF DEATH: 03/01/1909
BURIED AT:   SITE 359
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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 Posted: 3 August 2003 Updated: 3 December 2007

WN Sage Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003