Monthly Archives: August 2011

March on Washington, 1963

Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline. ~ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., “I … Continue reading

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“Robert Mustered Out”

On August 26, 1861, 2nd Lieutenant Robert Patterson was mustered out of Company G, 11th Ohio Volunteer Infantry at Camp Jackson, near Columbus, Ohio.  The 11th OVI never left camp during their three-month enlistment.

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“3-year Enlistment”

On August 17, 1861, William L. Patterson was mustered into Company F, 1st Ohio Volunteer Infantry, for a three-year enlistment at Camp Corwin, near Dayton, Ohio, in the rank of First Lieutenant. The 1st OVI began recruiting men for a three-year enlistment … Continue reading

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