The wife of Samuel Davis Sturgis and the mother of Samuel Davis Sturgis, Jr., she was born in 1827 and died in 1915.
She is buried among other family members in Section 2 of 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.