The World War II Chief of Army Chaplains. He was the first chaplain to attain the rank of General in United States military history. He later served as Auxiliary Bishop of New York City and wrote “Soldiers of God.”
He died in 1965 and was buried in Section 2-E of 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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