Daily Archives: November 8, 2011

1st OVI in Kentucky

On November 8, 1861 the 1st OVI left Camp York, Louisville, Kentucky and moved to West Point, KY, at the mouth of the Salt River.

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Robert Receives News from Home

On November 8, 1861, Jefferson Patterson wrote his son, Robert, a letter where he comments on local election results and a variety of military events.  The letter is very revealing as to his views of the South (“Mr. Secesh & Co.”).  Jefferson, himself, … Continue reading

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