Daniel D. Lynn of Indiana
Appointed from Indiana, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1855 (16)
Breveted Second Lieutenant, 3rd United States Infantry, 1 July 1860
Second Lieutenant, 6th United States Infantry, 18 July 1860
First Lieutenant, 14 May 1861
Captain, 14 July 1863
Unassigned, 5 January 1870
Breveted Captain, 2 July 1863 and Major, 13 March 1865 for gallant and meritorious service at the battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Honorably discharged 1 November 1870 at his own request
Died 3 December 1895
Buried with full military honors in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery
NOTE: Clark Lynn, Colonel, United States Army, USMA 1903, is his son and is buried in the Major's gravesite 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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