My great-great grand uncle is buried at Arlington. Can I get him listed on your site? His information is as follows:
Enlisted in the 25th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company A at Victory, Wisconsin on August 14, 1862.
Alex died May 25 1865, in Washington, D.C., of disease (from mumps contracted during the march through the swamps of South Carolina).
He is Buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Section 13, Grave 10536, not too far from the famous “Tomb of the Unknowns.” His headstone inscription reads, “10536, A. M. Asbury, Wis.”
ASBURY, ALEXANDER M
PVT A 25 WIS INF CW
DATE OF DEATH: 05/25/1865
BURIED AT: SECTION 13 SITE 10536
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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