Jesse J. Griffith was born on 3 February 1870 and served as a Sergeant, Company C, First Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment in the Spanish-American War. He died at Siboney, Cuba, on 5 August 1898. He was buried with full military honors in 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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