Charles E. Rogers was born on 17 April 1876 at Mount Vernon, Georgia. He was killed at Santiago, Cuba, on 25 June 1899 following the Spanish-American War. At the time of his death, he was serving in Company G of the 5th United States Infantry Regiment. He was subsequently returned home for burial in Arlington National Cemetery.
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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