Monthly Archives: July 2011

“Recruiting Question”

July 29, 1861 – Letter: Chas McDougal to Capt Robert Patterson from Cincinnati, Ohio Transcript: Dear Sir Allow me to introduce to your acquaintance Capt Clive Robson who visits your city for the purpose of trying to get from you … Continue reading

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First Battle of Bull Run

On July 21, 1861, William L. Patterson and the 1st OVI participated in the First Battle of Bull Run at Manassas, Virginia.  During the battle, the 1st OVI was posted with other regiments of Tyler’s Division at the Stone Bridge.  … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

Many of today’s celebrations will include a proud display of the American flag. As you celebrate this July 4th, be sure to notice how many colorful flags are flying around you. Here are a few of our favorites from the … Continue reading

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