Monthly Archives: April 2011

“Intolerable food”

April 28, 1861 – Letter:  Robert Patterson to his mother, Julia Patterson, from Camp Jackson, Ohio  (“Transcript of April 28, 1861 Letter”)

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Robert Patterson

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

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Book Signing

On Saturday, April 16, Special Collections and Archives was delighted to host best-selling author and former WSU students Tara Taylor Quinn and Tim Barney for a book signing for their new book, It Happened on Maple Street.    Quinn’s latest book, … Continue reading

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