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 Robert Emmet Patterson

Robert Emmet Patterson

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 14 Jul 1906 (aged 75)
Winnetka, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section K, Lot 38
Memorial ID 22726 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Son of Maj. Gen. Robert Paterson and brother of Brig. Gen. Francis E. Patterson. Graduated from the USMA in 1851. Although he left the Army in 1857, he re-enlisted in the Volunteers at the outbreak of the war, and was appointed to the Paymasters Corps. He was then appointed as Colonel and commander of the 115th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "meritorious services during the rebellion". He is interred next to his father.

Bio by: Russ Dodge



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  • Added: 13 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22726
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Emmet Patterson (8 Sep 1830–14 Jul 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22726, citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .