David Jacob Rumbough of Virginia
Appointed from Virginia, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 September 1876 (13)
Second Lieutenant, 3rd U. S. Artillery, 12 June 1880
First Lieutenant, 30 November 1888
Captain, 2 March 1899
Artillery Corps, 2 February 1901
He served through the ranks to Colonel, United States Army. He died in Illinois on 26 December 1912 and was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.
RUMBOUGH, SARAH S W/O DAVID J
DATE OF DEATH: 05/22/1952
BURIED AT: SECTION 3 SITE 1954 EH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WIFE OF DJ RUMBOUGH, COL, USA
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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