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Monthly Archives: April 2011
April 28, 1861 – Letter: Robert Patterson to his mother, Julia Patterson, from Camp Jackson, Ohio (“Transcript of April 28, 1861 Letter”)
Robert Patterson, the oldest of the Patterson boys, was mustered into the 11th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company G, in the rank of 2nd Lientenant for a 3-month enlistment in the rank on April 26, 1861. He was 25 years old. The 11th … Continue reading