Monthly Archives: May 2012

This morning at 3:15

May 30, 1912This morning at 3:15, Wilbur passed away, aged 45 years, 1 month, and 14 days. A short life, full of consequences. An unfailing intellect, imperturbable temper, great self-reliance and as great modesty, seeing the right clearly, pursuing it … Continue reading

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Stephen Patterson

On May 28, 1862, Stephen Patterson was mustered into the 86th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company A, for three months in the rank of Private.  The 86th OVI was organized at Camp Chase from May 27 to June 16, 1862.

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61st OVI on the Move

On May 27th, 1862, Robert Patterson, with the 61st OVI, left Camp Chase for the field in Western Virginia.  They joined General Fremont’s army at Strasburg, Virginia on June 23rd.  From there, Fremont’s army crossed the Blue Ridge Mountains to … Continue reading

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