William Henry Browne of New York
Appointed from New York, Second Lieutenant, 1st New York Volunteers, 3 December 1846
Resigned 31 December 1847
Lieutenant Colonel, 31st New York Volunteer Infantry, 13 June 1861
Colonel, 36th New York Volunteer Infantry, 2 August 1862
Honorably mustered out on 15 July 1863
Colonel, Veteran Reserve Corps, 19 December 1863
Breveted Brigadier General, United States Volunteers, 13 March 1865, for gallant and meritorious service during the war
Honorably mustered our 30 June 1866
Died 15 September 1900
Buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.
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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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