Thomas McMeekin was born in 1834 at Fairfield County, South Carolina, the son of Andrew McMeekin and Clarissa Gibson McMeekin. Sergeant, Company F, 12th South Carolina Volunteer Infantry. Wounded May 8, 1864 under the famous 22 inch oak tree at Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia, and died of wounds May 20, 1864.
- DATE OF DEATH: 05/20/1864
- BURIED AT: SECTION CONF SITE 103
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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