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Maj William Newton Sage

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Maj William Newton Sage

Birth
New York, USA
Death 16 Mar 1909 (aged 80)
USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 1
Memorial ID 14269272 View Source
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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.
Enlisted on 9/3/1862 at Binghamton, NY as a 1st Lieutenant.

On 9/3/1862 he was commissioned into "F" Co. NY 137th Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 6/9/1865 at Bladensburg, MD

On 8/2/1865 he was commissioned into "B" Co. US CT 39th Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 12/4/1865
(Subsequent service in US Army from 02/23/1866 until
retiring 09/19/1890)


Promotions:
* Capt 8/6/1863 (As of Co. C)
* 2nd Lieut 8/2/1865 (As of Co. B 39th USCT Infantry)
* 1st Lieut 11/9/1865 (1st Lieut & Quartermaster)


Intra Regimental Company Transfers:
* 8/6/1863 from company F to company C
* 11/9/1865 from company B to Field & Staff


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