Bernard Prentis Mimmack of England.
Appointed Private, Sergeant, General Sergeant and Sereant Major, 12th Infantry, 15 January 1858 to 20 September 1861
Second Lieutenant, 12th Infantry, 16 September 1861
First Lieutenant 24 October 1861
Regimental Adjutant, 29 July 1862 to 30 January 1865
Captain, 3 May 1865
Transferred to 30th Infantry, 21 September 1866
Brevetted Captain, 2 July 1863 and Major 13 March 1865 for gallant and meritorious service at the battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Resinged 29 October 1868
MIMMACK, KATHERINE C W/O BERNARD P
DATE OF DEATH: 10/19/1919
BURIED AT: SECTION WE SITE 482
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WIFE OF BP MIMMACK, CAPT 12TH 30TH INF
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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