The Resource Frank T. Patterson papers

Frank T. Patterson papers

Label
Frank T. Patterson papers, 1898-1919
Title
Frank T. Patterson papers
Inclusive dates
1898-1919
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Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1898-1919, of Frank T. Patterson (b. 1874) of Buckingham County, Virginia, documenting his service in the United States Army. Included are certificates marking his appointment, 5 December 1898, to corporal of Battery K, 6th Regiment of Artillery; his promotion, 18 May 1900, to sergeant of the same unit; his honorable discharge, 7 March 1901, from the 67th Company, Coast Artillery; his commission, 14 September 1918, as second lieutenant, Buckingham Guards Infantry, Virginia Volunteers, "for the emergency"; and his commission, 18 October 1919, as captain of the same unit. In the three earlier documents, the last name is spelled "Patteson."
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Biographical or historical data
Frank T. Patterson was born in October 1874. He was a farmer in Buckingham County, Virginia, at the time of his enlistment in the Army, 8 March 1898. He was first promoted to corporal and then captain of Battery K, 6th Regiment of Artillery. He completed three years of service and was honorably discharged on 7 March 1901 at Camp McKinley in Maui, Hawaii, where he was serving with the 67th Company, Coast Artillery. After the U.S. entered World War I, Patterson accepted a commission first as a second lieutenant and then as a captain with the Buckingham Guards Infantry, Virginia Volunteers. The 1920 census shows Patterson living in Curdsville, Buckingham County, with wife Rosa L. (b. ca. 1877), daughter Ruby L. (b. ca. 1905), and son George E. (b. ca. 1907).
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Frank T. Patterson papers
Note
LOCATED IN OVERSIZE BOX 12
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
  • 4
  • 2
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Hawthorne, Shirley
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001588820
Type of unit
  • leaves and
  • p.

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