Monthly Archives: November 2011

P.S. from Rolla

Among the letters of Robert Patterson is a P.S. that is not attached to any letter.  It was written on November 25, 1861 at Rolla Missouri.  In the P.S., Robert observes that he “cant for life of me see what … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Poem

A Thanksgiving Poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar The tear another’s tears bring forth, The sigh which answers sigh, The pulse that beats at other’s woes, E’en though our own be nigh, A balm to bathe the wounded heart Where sorrow’s … Continue reading

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2nd Division, Army of the Cumberland

On November 15, the 1st OVI moved through Elizabethtown, to Camp Nevin, Kentucky arriving on November 16.  Upon arrival, the 1st OVI was assigned to the Second Division, Army of the Cumberland, under the command of General A. M. McCook.  … Continue reading

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