Henry C. Hodges was born in 1831 and died in 1917. He served in the Civil War and research is continuing regarding his career.
On his death he was buried in Section 1, Grave 3, of Arlington National Cemetery. His wife, Annie Abernathy Hodges (1837-1911) is buried with him. His son, Henry Clay Hodges, Jr., Major General, United States Army, is buried in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Henry Clay Hodges of Vermont
Appointed from Vermont, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1847 (32)
Breveted Second Lieutenant, 4th United States Infantry, 1 July 1851
Second Lieutenant, 1 August 1852
First Lieutenant, 23 May 1855
Regimental Adjutant, 1 October 1855 to 25 June 1861
Captain, Assistant Quartermaster, 17 May 1861
Lieutenant Colonel, Assistant Quartermaster, 1 January to 11 February 1863 and from 1 August 1863 to 13 November 1863
Major, Quartermaster, 29 July 1866
Lieutenant Colone, Deputy Quartermaster Gemeral, 29 May 1876
Colonel, Assistant Quartermaster General, 19 October 1888
Breveted Major and Lieutenant Colonel 13 March 1865 for faithful and meritorious services during the war
Retired 11 January 1895
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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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