George Vanderbilt was born on 1 January 1839 and died on 22 August 1907. He served a an Army Captain throughout the Civil War (1861-65) in the 10th New York Volunteer Cavalry, Army of the Potomac. His gravesite stone in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery is enscribed “Erected By His Friends.”
Information about the Captain is being sought.
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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