Monthly Archives: February 2012

Send $20

On February 17, 1862, William sent a telegram to his father, Jefferson Patterson, asking for $20 to be sent to Munsfordville, Kentucky by Adams Express.

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On the March Again

On February 17, 1862, the 1st OVI, and the Army of Ohio, began marching to Nashville, Tennessee arriving there on March 3, 1862.  The 1st OVI arrived late at night and camped five miles out on the Franklin Turnpike.  In … Continue reading

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Cold and Snow

On February 16, 1862, William wrote a short letter to his mother from Camp Wood, Kentucky.  In the letter he reports that they only traveled 16 miles before they were ordered to return to camp.  He also notes that the … Continue reading

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