Webster Vinson of the District of Columbia. Born in 1856 in Washington, D.C.
Appointed from Virginia, Private,United States Army Signal Corps, 10 July 1878 to 12 June 1885
Major, Paymaster, United States Army, 3 April 1899
Colonel Webster died in 1917 and was buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Per the 1880 U.S. Census, he was the son of Harriet R. Vinson. His mother was the first wife of Eurastus A. Capron.
Harriot R. VINSON Self W Female W 60 MA Keeping House MA MA
Webster VINSON Son S Male W 23 DC Signal Office MD MA
Julia V. PALAZOTTO Dau W Female W 38 ME At Home MD MA
Mary CAPRON Dau S Female W 30 RI Seamstress NY MA
Carlisle P. PORTER SonL M Male W 34 DC Lt. Marine Corps DC DC
Carrie PORTER Wife M Female W 32 FL Keeping House NY MA
Carrie PORTER Dau S Female W 7 DC At School DC FL
David PORTER Son S Male W 5 DC DC FL
Louisa BAKER Other S Female B 25 VA Servant VA VA
William CONN Other S Male B 19 CT Servant CT CT
- COL USA RET
- DATE OF DEATH: 12/19/1917
- BURIED AT: SECTION WS/WD SITE 166
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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