Brevet Brigadier General, United States Volunteers
Born At Washington, D. C. November 11, 1841
Died June 3, 1912 at Hoboken, New Jersey
Educated at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania; Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey.
Lawyer and newspaper editor. Great-great-grandson of Benjamin Franklin.
Duncan Stephen Walker of Washington, D.C.
Captain, Assistant Adjutant General of U. S. Volunteers, 27 February 1863
Major, Adjutant General of U. S. Volunteers, 27 July 1864
Lieutenant Colonel, Assistant Adjutant General, 7 November 1864
Brevetted Brigadier General, 13 March 1865 for gallant and meritorious service during the war
Resigned 12 May 1865
WALKER, DUNCAN S
LT COL ASST ADJT GEN BVT BRIG GENL USV
- DATE OF DEATH: 06/03/1912
- BURIED AT: SECTION NAWS (1) SITE 416
- 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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