Charles Willcox of Pennsylvania
Appointed from New York, Assistant Surgeon, 29 October 1889
Major, Surgeon of Volunteers, 3 January 1901
Honorably discharged from the volunteer service 30 June 1901
Major, Surgeon, United States Army, 7 April 1902
Willcox eventually attained the rank of Colonel, United States Army Medical Corps. On his death in 1922 he was laid to rest in Section 1 of 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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