Colon Augur of New York
Appointed from the District of Columbia, Second Lieutenant, 3rd U. S. Cavalry, 3 August 1868
First Lieutenant, 15 December 1873
Captain, 9 January 1886
Retired 23 June 1898
Son of General Christopher Columbus Augur, Colon Augur was born 10 June 1847 in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York. He is buried in his father's gravesite in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery. His brother, Jacob Arnold Augur, Colonel, United States Army, is also buried in this gravesite.
United States Army
DATE OF DEATH: 02/13/1913
BURIED AT: SECTION 1 SITE 63ES
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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