Born at Hickory Grove, Prince William County, Virginia, in 1842. Enlisted April 21, 1861 at Leesburg,Virginia. Served with Company A, 38th Virginia Battalion, Artillery, “Roger's Battery.” Captured April 2, 1865. Was still living as of February 11,1915.
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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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