William Newton Sage – Major, United States Army

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William Newton Sage of New York. Born 26 February 1828

  • Appointed from New York, First Lieutenant, 137th New York Volunter Infantry, 3 Septembr 1862
  • Captain, 4 December 1863
  • Honorably mustered out 9 June 1865
  • Second Lieutenant, 39th United States Colored Infantry, 21 August 1865
  • First Lieutenant, 9 November 1865
  • Honorably mustered out 4 December 1865
  • Second Lieutenant and First Lieutenant, 11th United States Infantry, 23 February 1866
  • Transferred to the 29th United States Infantry, 21 September 1866
  • Transferred to the 11th United States Infantry, 25 April 1869
  • Captain, 7 June 1879
  • Retired 19 September 1890

Major Sage died on 16 March 1906 and was buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.  His wife, Edith A. Brainard Sage (11 June 1834-March 1909) is buried with him.  His son, William Hamden Sage, Major General, United States Army (Medal of Honor, is buried in Section 2.


SAGE, WM N

  • MAJOR RETD USA
  • DATE OF DEATH: 03/16/1909
  • BURIED AT: SECTION OFF W  SITE 359
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

SAGE, EDITH A W/O WM N

  • DATE OF DEATH: 03/01/1909
  • BURIED AT:   SITE 359
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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