Edmund Turner Weisel of Washington, D. C.
Appointed from the District of Columbia, Second Lieutenant, Artillery Corps, 16 July 1901
Dr. Daniel Weisel, was an able surgeon, having served in the Medical Corps of the U.S. Army and attained the grade of Captain and Assistant Surgeon. He was born on August 29, 1838, and died on October 30, 1888. His wife, who was Isabel Waters, died on November 19, 1929.
A daughter, Harriet, lives in Washington DC, and a son, Major Edmund T. Weisel, born September 21, 1878, served in the Field Artillery of the U.S. Army. During the World War (I) he was promoted to the temporary grade of Lieutenant-Colonel on General Staff duty. On October 15, 1922, he was retired on physical disability and died (unmarried) on October 31, 1927.
NOTE: Major Weisel is buried in the same gravesite as Daniel Weisel, Captain, Assistant Surgeon, United States Army.
WEISEL, EDMUND TURNER
MAJOR CAC USA RET
- DATE OF DEATH: 10/31/1927
- BURIED AT: SECTION 1 SITE 87-A
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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