Born in Wisconsin, November 2, 1869, he graduated from West Point in 1891; from the Army War College in 1916; from the General Staff School in 1921. He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Infantry on June 12, 1891, and was promoted through the ranks to Brigadier General, Assistant to the Adjutant General of the Army, May 16, 1924, with rank for four years. He was Brigadier General, National Army, April 12, 1918-October 31, 1919, for World War I service.
He died on December 30, 1928 and was buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery, where he rests among other family members.
- MAJ GEN USA THE ADJ GEN
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
- DATE OF DEATH: 12/30/1928
- DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
- BURIED AT: SECTION W SITE 1268
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Lutz Wahl of Wisconsin
Appointed from Wisconsin, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 16 June 1887 (43)
Second Lieutenant, 5th U. S. Infantry, 12 June 1891
First Lieutenant, 21st U. S. Infantry, 25 March 1898
Captain 31 October 1900
My name is Clare Roberts and I am the granddaughter of General Wahl and his second wife Fenella. Attached is some additional information regarding my grandfather's service record.
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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