Francis Creighton of Pennsylvania
United States Army
Served as Private, Troop D, 6th U. S. Cavalry, 26 January 1882 to 27 January 1887
Private and Sergeant, Signal Corps, 27 Septembr 1887 to 30 June 1898
Second Lieutenant, Signal Corps, United States Volunteers, 20 May 1898
Died 24 October 1898 as a result of wounds received in the war.
Buried with full military honors in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.
NOTE: See Burial of Spanish-American War Casualties For More Information
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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