S. C. Plummer, Captain, United States Army, the son of Joseph B. and Frances Plummer. His stone reads: “Graduated at West Point in 1865. Died November 11, 1881, aged 37 years. A gallant soldier, a loving son and brother, and a devoted and true friend.”
Plummer, Satterlee Clark, of Wisconsin.
Appointed at-large as Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1861 (63); Commissioned Second Lieutenant, and First Lieutenant, 17th United States Infantry, 23 June 1865; transferred to the 26th United States Infantry, 21 September 1866; Regimental Adjutant, 17 July 1867 to 1 May 1868; Captain, 10 June 1868; Unassigned, 19 May 1869; assigned to the 7th United States Cavalry, 9 Aug 1869; Honorably discharged 15 December 1870 at his own request; Appointed Second Lieutenant, 4th United States Infantry, 19 May 1876; dismissed, July 1877; Appointed Second Lieutenant, 15th United States Infantry, 20 January 1880: died 14 November 1881.
PLUMMER, S C
- CAPT USA
- DATE OF DEATH: 11/14/1881
- BURIED AT: SITE 121-B
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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