Philip M. Price of Pennsylvania
- Appointed from Pennsylvania, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1865 (4)
- Second Lieutenant, 2nd U. S. Artillery, 15 June 1869
- Transferred to the Corps of Engineers, 10 June 1872
- First Lieutenant, 30 September 1873
- Captain, 10 January 1883
- Died 4 October 1894
WASHINGTON, October 8, 1894 – The remains of the late Captain Philip M. Price, United States Army, Secretary of the Lighthouse Board, who died very suddenly on Thursday last at Fort Monroe of oedema of the lungs, were incinerated Saturday at the Baltimore Crematory, and the ashes were brought to this city and interred at Arlington today. The funeral took place at 2 o'clock thisafternoon from the Richmond Hotel. The interment was private, the ashes being accompanied only by the immediate family and a few intimatefriends.
PRICE, PHILIP M
- CAPT US ENG CORPS
- DATE OF DEATH: 10/05/1894
- BURIED AT: SECTION 9 SITE 145
- 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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