A veteran of the American Revolution, he was born in 1754 and died in 1812.
From 1783 to 1785 he served as the Acting Secretary of War.
He was originally buried in the Old Presbyterian Cemetery in Washington, D.C. and was reinterred in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery on November 13, 1907.
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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