Descriptive Roll Company A 6th Wisconsin Infantry shows Levi Pearson buried at Arlington. He was wounded June 21, 1864 and died July 21, 1864 at the Lincoln Hospital, Washington, of blood poisoning. Section 13 Site 5231.
NOTE: Headstone has been changed in order to reflect Private Pearson's correct last name. The previous stone from 1864 had his name spelled incorrectly as “Pierson.”
- PEARSON, LEVI
- PVT US ARMY
- CIVIL WAR
- DATE OF DEATH: 07/21/1864
- BURIED AT: SECTION 13 SITE 5281
- 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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