Robert Harman Patterson – Colonel, United States Army

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Robert Harman Patterson of the District of Columbia
Appointed from Washington, D. C. Second Lieutenant, 1st U. S. Artillery, 23 September 1867
First Lieutenant, 1 October 1874
Captain, 29 June 1896
Artillery Corps, 2 February 1901
Major, 8 May 1901


RETIRED COLONEL DIES; TO BE BURIED AT ARLINGTON

STAMFORD, Connecticut, May 15, 1928 – Colonel Robert H. Patterson, USA, retired, died here today.

He was born in Washington, D.C. in 1847 and entered the Army in 1865.  He served during the Spanish-American War and once was commandant at Fort Morgan, Mobile, Alabama.  He was retired in 1911.

Interment will be in Arlington Cemetery at Washington.


COLONEL R. H PATTERSON DIES AT AGE 80
Retired Army Officer Had Commanded Posts at Mobile and Boston
Served in Spanish War
An Ardent Yachtsman After His Retirement
Son of the Late Rear Admiral Patterson

STAMFORD, Connecticut, May 15, 1928 – Colonel Robert Harman Patterson, USA, retired, son of the late Rear Admiral Thomas H. and Maria Wainwright Patterson, died here today after an illness of eight weeks.  He was in his eighty-first year.

Colonel Patterson was born in Washington in 1847 and entered the Army in 1865.  He served during the Spanish-American War, being in command of Fort Morgan, at Mobile, Alabama.  During his stay in Alabama Colonel Patterson built a new post.  Upon his retirement from service in 1911 he was in command of Fort Banks, Boston Harbor.

He had been a resident of Stamford for the past sixteen years and had been a member of the Stamford Yacht Club for thirteen years.  He served as secretary of the club for five years until a year ago, when he became honorary secretary.


PATTERSON, ROBERT H

  • COL CAC USA RETD
  • DATE OF DEATH: 05/15/1928
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 4-E  SITE 2640
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

PATTERSON, MARY WAYNE W/O ROBERT H

  • DATE OF DEATH: 12/28/1928
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 4-E  SITE 2640
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF RH PATTESON, COL USA RET SEC

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