Daily Archives: February 14, 2012

Stephen at Miami University

On February 14, 1862, Stephen Patterson wrote his mother from Miami University at Oxford, Ohio.  The letter is short, thanking his mother for the pants she sent and expressed the desire to live more cheaply than the fall session as … Continue reading

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1st OVI Moving Out

On February 14, 1862, the 1st OVI, with the Army of Ohio under General Buell, marched from Camp Wood to West Point, Kentucky.  At West Point they boarded river steamers with the intent of joining General U.S. Grant’s army that … Continue reading

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