This is a card record for a headstone provided for Civil War Veteran Joseph Raboch whose remains were disinterred, brought from “Porto Rico” (Puerto Rico) to the U.S., and reinterred in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. This sample image represents one of several types of forms found on the Card Records of Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans microfilm set in the Special Collections Department of St. Louis County Library.
- PVT CO G 19TH US INF
- DATE OF DEATH: 10/12/1898
- BURIED AT: SITE 15335
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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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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