Frank Meacham of Massachusetts
Appointed from Massachusetts, Surgeon, 14th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, 30 March 1862
Honorably mustered out 10 November 1862
Assistant Surgeon, U. S. Volunteers, 23 April 1863
Surgeon, U. S. Volunteers, 9 July 1863
Breveted Lieutenant Colonel of Volunteers, 9 August 1865 for faithful and meritorious services during the war
Honorably mustered out, 10 August 1865
Assistant surgeon, 14 May 1867
Major, Surgeon, 6 October 1882
Died 9 October 1888
His son, Franklin Adams Meacham, Major & Surgeon, United States Army, died on active duty in the Philippines and is buried next to him.
- DATE OF DEATH: 10/09/1888
- BURIED AT: SECTION SO SI SITE 1350
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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